Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 35 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 12/03/2020 21:08:02

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 35 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 12/03/2020 21:08:02

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 95 km depth

Date & time: Mar 13, 2020 02:08:02 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 12/03/2020 21:08:02
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 95.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.0854°S / 69.8455°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 20.085°N / 110.155°E
Nearest volcano: Isluga (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) ENE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) N of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) S of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) NNW of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) SSE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SSE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) N of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (272 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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5.295 km235 Km Al Sur De Tacna, Tacna - Tacna (Chile)IGP

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Apr 15, 2020 00:50
1 year 33 weeks ago

58 km
Tarapaca, ChileMore
Mar 30, 2020 13:18
1 year 36 weeks ago

67 km
Tarapaca, ChileMore

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