Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 103 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 13:44 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 103 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 13:44 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 148 km depth

10 Mar 13:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Mar 10 13:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 188.0 to 148.0 km.
Mar 10 18:44: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Date & time: Mar 10, 2020 13:44:20 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 148.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.22°S / 67.96°W (Chile)
Antipode: 22.22°N / 112.04°E
Nearest volcano: Volcan Linzor (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) NNE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ENE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) W of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) WSW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) ENE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) WSW of Tarija (Bolivia) (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) NW of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) SW of Sucre (Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.1148 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGFZ
5.0144 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC
5.0157 km86 km al N de San Pedro de Atacama (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
5.1150 km88km NNE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (Bolivia)USGS
5.196 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGeoAu

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