Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Offshore Tarapaca, Chile (Peru) on Saturday, 18 July 2020
18 Jul 02:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.44°S / 70.99°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Tacora (152 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) SW of Boca del Río (pop: 200)
46 km (28 mi) SW of Vila Vila (pop: 500)
56 km (35 mi) SW of Rancho Grande (pop: 100)
73 km (45 mi) W of Arica (pop: 186,000)
91 km (57 mi) SW of Tacna (pop: 280,100)
962 km (598 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 18 Jul 02:19 UTC||M 3.0 / 27 km||Offshore Tarapaca, Chile (Peru)||EMSC|
|Sat, 18 Jul 02:19 UTC||M 3.0 / 26.9 km||70 km al O de Arica (Peru)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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