Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 127 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 17:17 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 127 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 17:17 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 109 km depth

13 Oct 17:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
13 Oct 17:42: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
13 Oct 17:58: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 110.3 to 108.3 km (from 69 to 67 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards SSW.
13 Oct 20:00: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 108.3 to 108.9 km (from 67 to 68 mi).
Date & time: Oct 13, 2020 17:17:45 UTC -
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 108.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.895°S / 69.168°W (Chile)
Antipode: 20.895°N / 110.832°E
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) SE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) N of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) W of San Cristobal de Lipez (Bolivia) (pop: 75) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) WSW of Colchani (Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (153 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (154 mi) WSW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SSE of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) SW of Challapata (Eduardo Avaroa, Bolivia) (pop: 8,020) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) SW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Bolivia) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.5°C (78 F), humidity: 17%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.0109 km48 Km Al S De Pica, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
3.9110 km47 Km Al SE De Pica, ChileEMSC

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