Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - El Loa, 18 km north of San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 at 02:23 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 131 km depth
13 May 02:30 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 7 minutes.
Depth: 131.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.75°S / 68.21°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Sairecabur (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) N of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) ENE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) NW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta, Argentina) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.9||131 km||19 km al N de San Pedro de Atacama (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
|2.9||131 km||Antofagasta, Chile||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.