Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Atacama, Chile, on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 at 05:32 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 56 km depth
12 Aug 05:45 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.73°S / 70.67°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: El Solo (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (33 mi) SW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300)
95 km (59 mi) N of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
164 km (102 mi) SSW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100)
248 km (154 mi) NNE of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
256 km (159 mi) NNE of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
256 km (159 mi) N of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
259 km (161 mi) S of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000)
637 km (396 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||56 km||Atacama, Chile||EMSC|
|M 3.0||56 km||48 km al SO de Tierra Amarilla (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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