Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 212 km southeast of Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 18:36 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 212 km southeast of Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 18:36 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 93 km depth

18 May 18:40 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
May 18 18:43: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 160.0 to 154.0 km.
May 18 20:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 154.0 to 93.0 km.
Date & time: 18 May 2020 18:36:28 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 93.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.56°S / 68.56°W (Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Llullaillaco (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
187 km (116 mi) S of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ESE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) ENE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) S of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NE of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) W of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 mi) SSE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) NNE of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1010 km (628 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.993 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
M 4.9140 kmCHILE (Argentina)INPRES
M 4.990 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC
M 4.9115 km50 km al SE de Mina La Escondida. (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
M 4.9102 km182km SSW of San Pedro de Atacama, ChileUSGS
M 5.210 kmNorthern ChileUSP

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 212 km southeast of Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 18:36 (GMT)
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