Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 89 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile on Friday, 11 September 2020
11 Sep 09:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.36°S / 69.86°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) NE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
131 km (81 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
156 km (97 mi) NW of Calama (pop: 143,100)
1348 km (837 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 11 Sep 09:24 UTC||M 2.9 / 50 km||89 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile||EMSC|
|Fri, 11 Sep 09:24 UTC||M 2.9 / 49.9 km||47 Km Al NO De Quillagua (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.