Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Tarapaca, Chile, on Friday, 11 July 1997 at 02:32 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Tarapaca, Chile, on Friday, 11 July 1997 at 02:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 106 km depth

Date & time: 11 Jul 1997 02:32:42 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 106.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.859°S / 69.444°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Arintica (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) ESE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000)
127 km (79 mi) SE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100)
168 km (104 mi) NNE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500)
242 km (151 mi) SE of Ilo (Departamento de Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500)
243 km (151 mi) SE of Moquegua (Departamento de Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 54,500)
261 km (162 mi) WSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700)
672 km (418 mi) WSW of Santa Cruz (Bolivia) (pop: 1,364,400)
1628 km (1012 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.4106 kmTarapaca, ChileUSGS
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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Tarapaca, Chile, on Friday, 11 July 1997 at 02:32 (GMT)
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