Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 272 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, Chile, on Wednesday, 9 September 2020 at 21:47 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 277 km depth
Date & time: 9 Sep 2020 21:47:03 UTC -
Depth: 277.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.55049°S / 67.72274°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Chiliques (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (54 mi) SE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) WNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) WNW of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) ESE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (278 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 mi) NNE of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||277 km||Chile-Argentina Border Region||USP|
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