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Moderate mag. 5.6 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 04h09, which had occurred 2 hours 52 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - 47 Km Al N De Huasco (Chile) on Tuesday, 1 September 2020
1 Sep 07:05 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 4 minutes.
Sep 1 07:07: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Sep 1 07:13: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 14.0 km.
Sep 1 07:22: Source data changed from GFZ to GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: Tuesday, 1 September 2020 07:01 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 30.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.053°S / 71.333°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) NW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
125 km (77 mi) SW of Copiapó (pop: 129,300)
605 km (376 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 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 07:01 UTCM 5.6 / 30.1 km47 Km Al N De Huasco (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 1 Sep 07:01 UTCM 5.8 / 8 kmOCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina) (Chile)INPRES
Tue, 1 Sep 07:01 UTCM 5.7 / 22 kmOffshore Atacama, ChileEMSC
Tue, 1 Sep 07:01 UTCM 5.7 / 20.6 km93 km NW of Vallenar, ChileUSGS
Tue, 1 Sep 07:01 UTCM 5.9 / 3.9 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGeoAu
Tue, 1 Sep 07:01 UTCM 5.7 / 14 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
Tue, 1 Sep 07:01 UTCM 5.4 / 13 kmNear Coast of Central ChileBMKG
Tue, 1 Sep 07:01 UTCM 5.3 / 20 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileUSP

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79.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kissimmee / not felt
Viña del Mar (Chile, 560 km S of epicenter) : Enjambre de sismos 15 sismos desde el de las 00.09 hrs. | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 560 km S of epicenter) : Muy leve casi imperceptible (reported through EMSC)

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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 47 Km Al N De Huasco (Chile) on Tuesday, 1 September 2020

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