Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 42 km al NO de Quillagua (Chile) on Wednesday, 5 August 2020
5 Aug 07:54 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Depth: 37.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.326°S / 69.731°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) NE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
131 km (82 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
151 km (94 mi) NW of Calama (pop: 143,100)
1352 km (840 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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|
|Wed, 5 Aug 07:41 UTC||M 3.0 / 37.7 km||42 km al NO de Quillagua (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
|Wed, 5 Aug 07:41 UTC||M 3.0 / 38 km||Tarapaca, Chile||EMSC|
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