Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 57 Km Al SO De San Pedro De Atacama, Chile, on 16 Oct 10:59 pm (GMT -3) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - 57 Km Al SO De San Pedro De Atacama, Chile, on 16 Oct 10:59 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 120 km depth

17 Oct 02:16 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 01:59:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 16 Oct 10:59 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 119.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.224°S / 68.645°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Licancabur (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) SW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Calama (pop: 143,100)
185 km (115 mi) ENE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
203 km (126 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
261 km (162 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Argentina) (pop: 4,000)
306 km (190 mi) NE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000)
307 km (191 mi) WSW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca, Argentina) (pop: 9,430)
1155 km (718 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 10.9°C (52 F), humidity: 34%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.0120 km57 Km Al SO De San Pedro De Atacama, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.0120 km90 Km SSE of Calama, ChileEMSC

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