Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - 87 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile on Friday, 11 September 2020
11 Sep 10:40 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 35 minutes.
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.38°S / 69.85°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) NE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
133 km (83 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
153 km (95 mi) NW of Calama (pop: 143,100)
1346 km (836 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 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 10:04 UTC||M 2.7 / 46 km||87 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile||EMSC|
|Fri, 11 Sep 10:04 UTC||M 2.7 / 45.6 km||44 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.