Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 69 km al SO de Ollagüe (Chile) on Tuesday, 18 August 2020
18 Aug 06:32 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 31 minutes.
Depth: 124.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.789°S / 68.536°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
106 km (66 mi) SW of Villa Alota (pop: 100)
129 km (80 mi) NW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
158 km (98 mi) SW of San Cristóbal (pop: 100)
175 km (109 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
1314 km (817 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 18 Aug 05:01 UTC||M 3.1 / 124.7 km||69 km al SO de Ollagüe (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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