Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Parinacota, Tarapaca, 144 km southeast of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Saturday, 18 May 1985 at 16:59 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 110 km depth
Date & time: 18 May 1985 16:59:13 UTC
Depth: 109.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19°S / 69.053°W (Parinacota, Tarapaca, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Isluga (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (89 mi) ESE of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) WSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) WSW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (177 mi) ESE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) WSW of Quillacollo (Cochabamba, Bolivia) (pop: 87,300) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) SE of Arequipa (Peru) (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||110 km||Tarapaca, Chile||USGS|
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