Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 124 km north of Antofagasta, Chile, on 17 Oct 12:53 am (GMT -3) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 124 km north of Antofagasta, Chile, on 17 Oct 12:53 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 29 km depth

17 Oct 04:10 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 03:53:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 Oct 12:53 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 28.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.537°S / 70.415°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) SSW of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
124 km (77 mi) N of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
154 km (95 mi) W of Calama (pop: 143,100)
231 km (143 mi) W of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
260 km (162 mi) S of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
319 km (198 mi) N of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000)
452 km (281 mi) S of Arica (pop: 186,000)
1215 km (755 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 15.6°C (60 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SSW
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

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 4.029 km54 Km Al SO De Tocopilla, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.330 kmOffshore Antofagasta, ChileEMSC
M 4.322 km53 Km SSW of Tocopilla, ChileUSGS
M 4.310 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ

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