Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 48 Km Al NO De Quillagua, Chile on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 08:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 47.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.337°S / 69.843°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) NE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
129 km (80 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
157 km (97 mi) NW of Calama (pop: 143,100)
1350 km (839 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 16 Sep 08:39 UTC||M 2.8 / 47.1 km||48 Km Al NO De Quillagua, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
|Wed, 16 Sep 08:39 UTC||M 2.8 / 47 km||Tarapaca, Chile||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.