Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 95 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 03/08/2020 06:56:50 -

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 95 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 03/08/2020 06:56:50

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 125 km depth

Date & time: Aug 3, 2020 11:56:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 03/08/2020 06:56:50
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 125.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.7635°S / 69.3783°W (Chile)
Antipode: 19.764°N / 110.622°E
Nearest volcano: Isluga (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SE of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) NNE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) N of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (195 mi) SE of Ilo (Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) SSE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) W of Ciudad Potosi (Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.5125 km215 Km Al Sur SE De Tacna, Tacna - Tacna (Chile)IGP

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (20 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Sep 30, 2020 13:29
1 year 9 weeks ago
4.5

106 km
115 km NE of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Sep 27, 2020 07:19
1 year 10 weeks ago
2.6

98 km
36 Km Al S De Camiña, ChileMore
Sep 20, 2020 17:43
1 year 11 weeks ago
3.0

103 km
101 Km NE of Iquique, ChileMore
Sep 14, 2020 08:44
1 year 12 weeks ago
2.7

93 km
48 Km Al S De Camiña (Chile)More
Sep 3, 2020 18:22
1 year 13 weeks ago
2.9

104 km
49 Km Al S De Camiña (Chile)More
Aug 27, 2020 08:34
1 year 14 weeks ago
2.9

102 km
49 Km Al SE De Camiña (Chile)More
Aug 26, 2020 16:52
1 year 14 weeks ago
2.8

98 km
58 Km Al N De Pica (Chile)More
Aug 24, 2020 14:43
1 year 15 weeks ago
2.5

99 km
117 km ENE of Iquique, ChileMore
Aug 24, 2020 14:35
1 year 15 weeks ago
3.8

102 km
121 km NE of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Aug 21, 2020 05:56
1 year 15 weeks ago
4.1

104 km
Tamarugal, 99 km NE of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Aug 20, 2020 06:50
1 year 15 weeks ago
3.0

94 km
48 km al S de Camiña (Chile)More
Aug 20, 2020 06:50
1 year 15 weeks ago
3.2

94 km
104 km ENE of Iquique, ChileMore
Aug 19, 2020 07:03
1 year 15 weeks ago
2.7

97 km
40 km al SE de Camiña (Chile)More
Aug 17, 2020 23:50
1 year 16 weeks ago
3.2

98 km
Tarapaca, ChileMore
Aug 15, 2020 12:32
1 year 16 weeks ago
4.5

98 km
104 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Aug 15, 2020 12:32
1 year 16 weeks ago
4.5

100 km
Tamarugal, 103 km E of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore
Aug 14, 2020 12:26
1 year 16 weeks ago
2.9

98 km
53 km al S de Camiña (Chile)More
Aug 7, 2020 09:08
1 year 17 weeks ago
2.8

102 km
Tarapaca, ChileMore
Aug 4, 2020 04:58
1 year 18 weeks ago
2.9

104 km
Tarapaca, ChileMore
Aug 3, 2020 11:56
1 year 18 weeks ago - felt
5.4

93 km
Provincia del Tamarugal, 101 km NE of Iquique, Tarapaca, ChileMore

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