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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 578 Km Al Sur De Tacna, Tacna - Tacna (Chile) on Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - 578 Km Al Sur De Tacna, Tacna - Tacna (Chile) on Wednesday, 3 June 2020
Date & time: Wednesday, 3 June 2020 07:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 03/06/2020 02:35:38
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 133.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.1578°S / 69.513°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: La Negrillar (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) SW of Calama (pop: 143,100)
106 km (66 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
137 km (85 mi) SW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
138 km (86 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
1151 km (715 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
03/06/2020 02:35:38 (3 Jun 07:35:38 UTC)M 6.8 / 133 km578 Km Al Sur De Tacna, Tacna - Tacna (Chile)IGP

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Aftershocks of the 6.8 quake: 578 Km Al Sur De Tacna, Tacna - Tacna (Chile), 3 Jun 2020 07:35

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (279 quakes):
  • 17 Oct 2020 03:53 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    28.6 km (17.8 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (72 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 01:59 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    119.7 km (74.4 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (55 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 01:47 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    90.5 km (56.2 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 16 Oct 2020 11:07 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    110.3 km (68.5 mi) depth
    |
    145 km (90 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Oct 2020 03:05 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    104.3 km (64.8 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Oct 2020 10:50 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    118.5 km (73.6 mi) depth
    |
    111 km (69 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Oct 2020 07:21 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    99.1 km (61.6 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Oct 2020 00:30 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    96.4 km (59.9 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 12 Oct 2020 17:12 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    110 km (68.4 mi) depth
    |
    107 km (67 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Oct 2020 14:51 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
    |
    145 km (90 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Oct 2020 05:49 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    114.2 km (71 mi) depth
    |
    86 km (53 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 11 Oct 2020 16:47 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Oct 2020 13:54 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    110.4 km (68.6 mi) depth
    |
    143 km (89 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 10 Oct 2020 21:30 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    95.9 km (59.6 mi) depth
    |
    80 km (50 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 10 Oct 2020 01:16 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    118.8 km (73.8 mi) depth
    |
    144 km (89 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Oct 2020 12:21 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    53.9 km (33.5 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 578 Km Al Sur De Tacna, Tacna - Tacna (Chile) on Wednesday, 3 June 2020
 

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