Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 43 Km Al NO De Quillagua, Chile on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 15:34 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 35 minutes.
Depth: 51.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.371°S / 69.814°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (56 mi) NE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
133 km (83 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
152 km (94 mi) NW of Calama (pop: 143,100)
1347 km (837 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 14:58 UTC||M 2.8 / 51.1 km||43 Km Al NO De Quillagua, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
|Wed, 16 Sep 14:58 UTC||M 2.8 / 51 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.