Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 101 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 11:56 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 101 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 11:56 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 93 km depth

3 Aug 12:01 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Aug 3 12:03: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 88.0 to 93.0 km.
Aug 3 13:42: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.4.
Date & time: Aug 3, 2020 11:56:53 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 93.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.62°S / 69.42°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 19.62°N / 110.58°E
Nearest volcano: Isluga (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) NE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) NNE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) SE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (187 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 mi) SSE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) W of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.493 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
5.5110 kmCHILE (Argentina)INPRES
5.5104 kmTarapaca, ChileEMSC
5.5103 km36 km al SE de Camiña (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
5.5104 km115 km NE of Iquique, ChileUSGS
5.399 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionBMKG
5.5125 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGeoAu
5.5104 kmNorthern ChileUSP

User reports for this quake (11)

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near La Paz (370.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Arica, Provincia de Arica, Arica y Parinacota (165.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Iquique (Chile, 115 km SW of epicenter) : Esta durmiendo pero desperte (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 115 km SW of epicenter) : Ruido sub (reported through EMSC)  
Ciudad Satelite (Peru, 425 km NW of epicenter) : Movimiento sin sonido (reported through EMSC)  
Tacna (Peru, 204 km NW of epicenter) : Fuerte y medianamente largo (reported through EMSC)  
Tacna (Peru, 204 km NW of epicenter) : Hasta en la ciudad de Tacna, Perú sentido muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Arica (Chile, 167 km NW of epicenter) : Ruido acompañado de un movimiento suave. (reported through EMSC)  
Arica (Chile, 166 km NW of epicenter) : Largo 2 golpes, Arica. (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 115 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió lebe (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 115 km SW of epicenter) : Mucho ruido, movimiento corto. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (19 quakes)

  • 30 Sep 2020 13:29 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    102.5 km (63.7 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Sep 2020 13:29 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    106 km (65.9 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Sep 2020 07:19 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    98 km (60.9 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 20 Sep 2020 17:43 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    103 km (64 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Sep 2020 08:44 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    92.7 km (57.6 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 12 Sep 2020 22:11 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    108 km (67.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Sep 2020 18:22 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    103.8 km (64.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 Aug 2020 08:34 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    102 km (63.4 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 24 Aug 2020 14:43 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    99 km (61.5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Aug 2020 14:35 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    102.4 km (63.6 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 21 Aug 2020 05:56 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Aug 2020 06:50 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    93.6 km (58.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 20 Aug 2020 06:50 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    94 km (58.4 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Aug 2020 07:03 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    97.4 km (60.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 17 Aug 2020 23:50 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    98 km (60.9 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Aug 2020 12:26 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    97.9 km (60.8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 11 Aug 2020 00:02 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Aug 2020 09:08 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    102 km (63.4 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Aug 2020 04:58 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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