Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 76 km al NE de Calama (Chile) on Friday, 21 August 2020
21 Aug 22:10 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 126.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.883°S / 68.553°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
112 km (70 mi) SW of Villa Alota (pop: 100)
120 km (75 mi) NW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
165 km (102 mi) SW of San Cristóbal (pop: 100)
171 km (106 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
1304 km (810 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|
|Fri, 21 Aug 21:52 UTC||M 3.0 / 126.1 km||76 km al NE de Calama (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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