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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 31 Km Al S De Caldera, Chile on Sunday, 18 October 2020

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 31 Km Al S De Caldera, Chile on Sunday, 18 October 2020
18 Oct 17:14 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
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Date & time: Sunday, 18 October 2020 16:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 18 Oct 1:54 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 42.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.348°S / 70.842°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: El Solo (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) W of Copiapó (pop: 129,300)
134 km (84 mi) SW of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100)
137 km (85 mi) N of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
680 km (422 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 14°C (57 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from W
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
18 Oct 1:54 pm (GMT -3) (18 Oct 16:54:06 UTC)M 4.3 / 42.4 km31 Km Al S De Caldera, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 18 Oct 16:54 UTCM 4.8 / 30 km57 Km W of Copiapo, ChileEMSC
Sun, 18 Oct 16:54 UTCM 4.8 / 33.5 km58 Km W of Copiapó, ChileUSGS

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Copiapó (Chile, 50 km E of epicenter) : En la comuna de Tierra Amarilla comuna de Atacama se sintió un movimi bro fuerte no más haya de 10 segundo trabajo en minería estábamos fuera de la mina subterranea Po ruido de maquinaria pesada no se sintió ruido solo movimiento (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 31 Km Al S De Caldera, Chile on Sunday, 18 October 2020

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