Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 130 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile, on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 04:11 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 130 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile, on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 04:11 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 100 km depth

9 Oct 04:25 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
9 Oct 04:26: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 102.0 to 100.0 km (from 63 to 62 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.5 km (0.9 mi) towards SE.
9 Oct 04:43: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3. Epicenter location corrected by 1.5 km (0.9 mi) towards NE.
9 Oct 13:02: Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards S.
Date & time: Oct 9, 2020 04:11:45 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.78°S / 69.06°W (Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 20.78°N / 110.94°E
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) ESE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) WSW of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) W of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) SW of Challapata (Eduardo Avaroa, Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 8,020) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) SW of Huanuni (Pantaleón Dalence, Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) SW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 8.8°C (48 F), humidity: 51%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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

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4.3100 km130 Km ESE of Iquique, ChileEMSC
4.3104 km119 Km ESE of Iquique, ChileUSGS
4.591 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

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