Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - El Loa, 86 km east of Calama, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, 12 September 2020 at 19:06 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 147 km depth
12 Sep 19:32 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 26 minutes.
Depth: 146.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.505°S / 68.086°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Putana (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) NNE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) E of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ESE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) W of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) ENE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) WSW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) WNW of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) WNW of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) NW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||147 km||48 Km Al N De San Pedro De Atacama (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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