Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 79 km southeast of Tacna, Peru, Chile, on Monday, 21 September 2020 at 20:18 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 79 km southeast of Tacna, Peru, Chile, on Monday, 21 September 2020 at 20:18 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 95 km depth

21 Sep 20:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
21 Sep 20:36: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 21 Sep 2020 20:18:47 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 94.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.435°S / 69.655°W (Provincia de Parinacota, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Taapaca (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) E of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SSE of Chuquitira (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SSE of Quilahuani (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna, Peru) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SE of San Antonio (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) SE of Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ESE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NNE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SW of Patacamaya (Aroma, La Paz, Bolivia) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 17.7°C (64 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 6 km/h (3 kts) from SW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.395 km28 Km Al S De Putre, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.1109 km40 Km E of Arica, ChileUSGS
4.1106 km50 Km E of Arica, ChileEMSC
4.296 km71 Km Al Sur-Este De Tacna, Tacna - Tacna, ChileIGP
4.678 km38 Km ESE of Arica, ChileUSP

User reports for this quake (5)

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Arica / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lo senti  
Iquique (Chile, 194 km S of epicenter) : En Iquique no sentí nada de nada (reported through EMSC)  
Tacna (Peru, 71 km NW of epicenter) : No sentí absolutamente nada (reported through EMSC)  
Arica (Chile, 50 km W of epicenter) : Suave 2 movimientos continuos (reported through EMSC)  
Arica (Chile, 50 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió un ruido muy feo (reported through EMSC)  
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