Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 76 km al NE de Calama (Chile) on Friday, 21 August 2020
21 Aug 06:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 25 minutes.
Depth: 108.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.851°S / 68.621°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
117 km (73 mi) SW of Villa Alota (pop: 100)
126 km (78 mi) NW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
165 km (102 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
169 km (105 mi) SW of San Cristóbal (pop: 100)
1306 km (812 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 21 Aug 06:03 UTC||M 3.5 / 108 km||76 km al NE de Calama (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
|Fri, 21 Aug 06:03 UTC||M 3.5 / 108 km||Antofagasta, Chile||EMSC|
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