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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 55 km northeast of Calama, El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 23:36 GMT

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 55 km northeast of Calama, El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 23:36 GMT

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 111 km depth

12 Aug 23:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Date & time: Aug 12, 2020 23:36:55 UTC
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 111.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.06°S / 68.61°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 22.06°N / 111.39°E
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SW of San Cristobal de Lipez (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 75) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SW of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.5111 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC
3.5111 km56 km al NE de Calama (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)

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