Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 70 km southeast of Diego de Almagro, Provincia de Chañaral, Atacama, Chile, on Monday, July 22, 2013 09:54:45
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
22 Jul 14:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, July 22, 2013 09:54:45
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.7727°S / 69.5125°W (Provincia de Chañaral, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) SE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NE of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NNE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) SSE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) NNE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) NW of La Rioja (Argentina) (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) NNE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
751 km (467 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||Northern Chile||GFZ|
|M 4.9||27 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 5.0||10 km||69km SE of Diego de Almagro, Chile||USGS|
|M 5.1||23 km||62 km al S de El Salvador||GUG (U. Chile)|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 70 km southeast of Diego de Almagro, Provincia de Chañaral, Atacama, Chile, Monday, July 22, 2013 09:54:45
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 23 Jul 2013 00:48 UTC| M 3.1 |13 km (8.1 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| EMSC | Details