Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 126 km southwest of Copiapó, Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 15 September 2020 at 05:11 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 126 km southwest of Copiapó, Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, 15 September 2020 at 05:11 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 23 km depth

15 Sep 05:24 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Sep 2020 05:11:53 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 23.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.95°S / 71.424°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) NW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) WSW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SSW of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (302 mi) NW of San Juan (Argentina) (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
617 km (383 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.623 km61 Km Al N De Huasco (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
4.520 kmOffshore Atacama, ChileEMSC
4.523 km102 Km NW of Vallenar, ChileUSGS
4.723 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileUSP

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