Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - Antofagasta, Chile on Thursday, 16 July 2020
16 Jul 13:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 130.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.59°S / 68.49°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cerro del Azufre (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) SW of Villa Alota (pop: 100)
106 km (66 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
144 km (89 mi) SW of San Cristóbal (pop: 100)
150 km (93 mi) NW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
185 km (115 mi) NE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
1337 km (831 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 16 Jul 13:40 UTC||M 3.7 / 130 km||Antofagasta, Chile||EMSC|
|Thu, 16 Jul 13:40 UTC||M 3.7 / 129.9 km||48 km al SO de Ollagüe (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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