Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 1098 km north of Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile, on 13 Oct 12:45 pm (GMT -3) -

Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 1098 km north of Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile, on 13 Oct 12:45 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 237 km depth

13 Oct 15:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Oct 2020 15:45:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 13 Oct 12:45 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 237.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.02°S / 67.34°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta, Argentina) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
1098 km (682 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 5.3°C (42 F), humidity: 45%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 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
M 3.6237 km106 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ChileEMSC
M 3.6237 km74 Km Al SE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.4198 km72 Km WNW of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaINPRES

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