Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 119 km southeast of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on 20 Oct 8:48 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 119 km southeast of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on 20 Oct 8:48 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 145 km depth

21 Oct 00:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
21 Oct 00:19: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 105.0 to 145.0 km (from 65 to 90 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 37 km (23 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 20 Oct 2020 23:48:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 20 Oct 8:48 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.94°S / 69.28°W (Provincia de Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Isluga (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) ESE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) NNE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (154 mi) WSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SE of San Antonio (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) WSW of Huanuni (Pantaleón Dalence, Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) SE of Ciudad Satelite (Arequipa, Peru) (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 6.5°C (44 F), humidity: 58%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.0145 km- 123 km ESE of Arica, ChileEMSC
4.0139 km123 Km ESE of Arica, ChileUSGS

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