Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 36 km al SO de Ollagüe (Chile) on Monday, 17 August 2020
17 Aug 18:12 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 133.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.48°S / 68.474°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) W of Villa Alota (pop: 100)
118 km (73 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
138 km (86 mi) SW of San Cristóbal (pop: 100)
162 km (100 mi) N of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
191 km (118 mi) NE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
1349 km (838 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 17 Aug 17:56 UTC||M 3.0 / 133.7 km||36 km al SO de Ollagüe (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
|Mon, 17 Aug 17:56 UTC||M 3.0 / 134 km||Antofagasta, Chile||EMSC|
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