Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 216 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Thursday, 30 January 2020 at 11:24 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 216 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Thursday, 30 January 2020 at 11:24 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 259 km depth

30 Jan 12:02 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 37 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Jan 2020 11:24:42 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 259.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.859°S / 67.467°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
129 km (80 mi) SE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) W of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) NE of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.5259 km52 km al SE de Socaire (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
3.5259 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC

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