Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-27 Nov 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Tuesday, 11 February 2020
Feb 11 13:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 54.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 11 February 2020 13:50 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.79°S / 70.62°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Llullaillaco (211 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 11 Feb 2020
Tue, 11 Feb 13:50 UTCM 5.2 / 40 kmOffshore Antofagasta, ChileEMSC
Tue, 11 Feb 13:50 UTCM 5.2 / 53.5 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGeoAu
Tue, 11 Feb 13:50 UTCM 5.3 / 54.8 km76 km al NO de Taltal (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 11 Feb 13:50 UTCM 5.2 / 34.4 km81km NNW of Taltal, ChileUSGS
Tue, 11 Feb 13:49 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileUSP

"I felt it" reports:
(257 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
IMG-202002... .jpg (public domain)
(954.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Calama 11:00 / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(128.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Antofagasta (Chile) (132 km N from epicenter)(no details): Casa solida 2do piso de pie Se sintio el primer golpe y alargado el temblor y casi sin parar llego el 2do mas fuerte y con mas ruido Se notaba que era mas bien cerca porque era solo mucha vibracion nada de va y ven (via EMSC)

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.