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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Antofagasta, Chile on Sunday, 15 March 2020

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Antofagasta, Chile on Sunday, 15 March 2020
15 Mar 14:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Mar 15 15:25: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 123.0 to 124.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 15 March 2020 14:36 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 124.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.87°S / 68.71°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
126 km (78 mi) SW of Villa Alota (pop: 100)
127 km (79 mi) NW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
155 km (97 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
178 km (111 mi) SW of San Cristóbal (pop: 100)
1303 km (809 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 15 Mar 14:36 UTCM 4.2 / 124 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC
Sun, 15 Mar 14:36 UTCM 3.9 / 123 km71 km al NE de Calama (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
2020-03-15 10:36:35 -04:00 (15 Mar 14:36:35 UTC)M 4.2 / 117.9 km68km NNE of Calama, ChileUSGS

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Antofagasta, Chile on Sunday, 15 March 2020

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