Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 42 km NE of Calama, Chile, on Monday, 24 August 2020 at 10:41 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 119 km depth
24 Aug 11:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 40 minutes.
Depth: 119.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.18°S / 68.65°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NNW of Rio Loa (Provincia de El Loa)
25 km (15 mi) N of Isla Grande (Provincia de El Loa)
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Calina (Provincia de El Loa)
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Conchi Viejo (Provincia de El Loa)
42 km (26 mi) NE of Calama (El Loa) (pop: 143,100)
93 km (58 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (Provincia de El Loa) (pop: 2,000)
242 km (151 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
1270 km (789 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.0||119 km||42 km NE of Calama, Chile||EMSC|
|M 3.0||119 km||43 Km Al NE De Calama (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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