Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Antofagasta, Chile, on Sunday, 16 August 2020 at 15:33 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 122 km depth
16 Aug 15:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 122.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.8°S / 68.48°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (54 mi) NNE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
127 km (79 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
180 km (112 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
227 km (141 mi) SW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300)
232 km (144 mi) SW of Colchani (Bolivia) (pop: 12,000)
247 km (154 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
285 km (177 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
1314 km (816 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||122 km||Antofagasta, Chile||EMSC|
|M 3.0||122 km||68 km al S de Ollagüe (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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