Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 113 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 13:12 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 113 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 13:12 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 92 km depth

16 Jan 13:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 90.0 to 92.0 km.
Date & time: Jan 16, 2020 13:12:57 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 92.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.91°S / 69.12°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 19.91°N / 110.88°E
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (70 mi) ENE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NNE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (187 mi) SW of Huanuni (Pantaleón Dalence, Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) WSW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) SE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 mi) SW of Quillacollo (Cochabamba, Bolivia) (pop: 87,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.092 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
5.0104 kmTarapaca, ChileEMSC
4.996 km67 km al S de Camiña (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
5.0101 km115km ENE of Iquique, ChileUSGS

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Iquique, Tarapacá (113.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lying in bed, already awake. Felt like bed moving back and forth a few times. A few seconds  
Iquique (Chile, 114 km W of epicenter) : Leve sismo en tarapaca chile (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (16 quakes)

  • 15 Mar 2020 07:33 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    119.1 km (74 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Mar 2020 05:09 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    97.4 km (60.5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 11 Mar 2020 13:55 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    102.2 km (63.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 11 Mar 2020 11:37 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    95.9 km (59.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Mar 2020 06:08 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    94.5 km (58.7 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 Feb 2020 20:05 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    96 km (59.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Feb 2020 03:05 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    95.4 km (59.3 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Feb 2020 02:25 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    96.7 km (60.1 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Feb 2020 02:52 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    95.3 km (59.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 10 Feb 2020 16:50 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    105.2 km (65.4 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 10 Feb 2020 07:30 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    98.4 km (61.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 07 Feb 2020 11:30 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    100.2 km (62.3 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Jan 2020 18:18 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    99.7 km (62 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 26 Jan 2020 16:28 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    89.7 km (55.7 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 23 Jan 2020 16:17 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    102.3 km (63.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 21 Jan 2020 08:55 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    107 km (66.5 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details

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