Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 81 km northeast of Calama, El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 11:53 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 81 km northeast of Calama, El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 11:53 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 126 km depth

22 Sep 11:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
22 Sep 12:00: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 151.0 to 143.0 km (from 94 to 89 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.3 km (3.3 mi) towards ENE.
22 Sep 12:10: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: Sep 22, 2020 11:53:06 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 125.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.914°S / 68.405°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 21.914°N / 111.595°E
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) N of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) E of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (146 mi) SW of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) WSW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) WNW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) SW of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 8.7°C (48 F), humidity: 26%, wind: 1 km/h (1 kts) from N
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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.
4.5126 km78 Km Al S De Ollagüe, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.8120 km4.8 Antofagasta, ChileEMSC
4.8129 km85 Km NNE of Calama, ChileUSGS
5.010 km79 Km NNW of Calama, ChileUSP

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