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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 47 Km Al N De Huasco (Chile) on Tuesday, 1 September 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake: 55 km al N de Huasco (Chile), 1 Sep 2020 04:09, which had occurred 1 hour and 20 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - 47 Km Al N De Huasco (Chile) on Tuesday, 1 September 2020
1 Sep 05:38 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 8 minutes.

Sep 1 05:48: Source data changed from INPRES to GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: Tuesday, 1 September 2020 05:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 23.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.061°S / 71.356°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) NW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
127 km (79 mi) SW of Copiapó (pop: 129,300)
604 km (375 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 1 Sep 05:29 UTCM 5.4 / 23.7 km47 Km Al N De Huasco (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 1 Sep 05:29 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
Fri, 4 Sep 10:32 UTCM 3.2 / 9 kmSamar, PhilippinesEMSC
01/09/2020 02:29:34 (1 Sep 05:29:34 UTC)M 5.4 / 9 kmOCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina) (Chile)INPRES
Tue, 1 Sep 05:29 UTCM 5.5 / 16.3 km88 Km NW of Vallenar, ChileUSGS
Tue, 1 Sep 05:29 UTCM 5.2 / 7.2 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGeoAu
Tue, 1 Sep 05:29 UTCM 5.3 / 16 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileUSP

User reports for this quake (2)

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Pueblo Islon,La Serena (204.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Estaba justo cerrando los ojos para dormir ,y empezo el movimiento. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)
Tierra amarilla / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 47 Km Al N De Huasco (Chile) on Tuesday, 1 September 2020

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