Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 100 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Friday, July 11, 1997 at 02:32 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 100 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Friday, July 11, 1997 at 02:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 106 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jul 11, 1997 02:32:42 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 106.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.859°S / 69.444°W (Provincia de Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Antipode: 18.859°N / 110.556°E
Nearest volcano: Arintica (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) ESE of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSE of Tarata (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NNE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) SSE of Chuquitira (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SSE of Quilahuani (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna, Peru) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) SE of San Antonio (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) SE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.4106 kmTarapaca, ChileUSGS
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