Mag. 2.6 earthquake - Huasco Province, 23 km southeast of Los Chacayes (Provincia de Huasco), Atacama, Chile, on Friday, 30 Oct 6.23 am (GMT -3) -

Mag. 2.6 earthquake  - Huasco Province, 23 km southeast of Los Chacayes (Provincia de Huasco), Atacama, Chile, on Friday, 30 Oct 6.23 am (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 13 km depth

30 Oct 09:44 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 09:23:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 30 Oct 6.23 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.036°S / 69.803°W (Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tipas (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) ESE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
142 km (88 mi) NE of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500)
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Vinchina (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 2,830)
168 km (105 mi) NW of San José de Jachal (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 21,000)
170 km (106 mi) NE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500)
180 km (112 mi) NE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300)
193 km (120 mi) SSE of Copiapo (pop: 129,300)
498 km (310 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -11.2°C (12 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.613 km73 Km Al E De Alto Del Carmen, ChileGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 2.6 earthquake - Huasco Province, 23 km southeast of Los Chacayes (Provincia de Huasco), Atacama, Chile, on Friday, 30 Oct 6.23 am (GMT -3)
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