Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 162 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Tuesday, February 14, 1995 at 15:53 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 147 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 147.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.366°S / 67.688°W↗ (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 23.366°N / 112.312°E↗
Nearest volcano: Lascar (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) SE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) WNW of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) WNW of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) ESE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
518 km (322 mi) NNE of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> 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||147 km||Antofagasta, Chile||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 10 Aug 1995 12:48 UTC| M 4.5 |118.1 km (73.4 mi) depth|33 km (20 mi) distance| USGS | Details