Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - 91 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
15 Sep 17:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.38°S / 69.77°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) NE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
136 km (84 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
148 km (92 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: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 15 Sep 17:14 UTC||M 3.2 / 51 km||91 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile||EMSC|
|Tue, 15 Sep 17:14 UTC||M 3.2 / 50.7 km||39 Km Al NO De Quillagua (Chile)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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