Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 130 km north of Calama (Antofagasta), Chile, on Wednesday, Dec 2, 2020 10:52 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 130 km north of Calama (Antofagasta), Chile, on Wednesday, Dec 2, 2020 10:52 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 119 km depth

3 Dec 02:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 minutes.
4 Dec 03:58: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 121.6 to 118.9 km (from 76 to 74 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.9 km (1.8 mi) towards S.
Date & time: Dec 3, 2020 01:52:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Dec 2, 2020 10:52 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 118.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.2907°S / 68.9931°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 21.291°N / 111.007°E
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) NNE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) WSW of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) SSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) SW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
498 km (309 mi) NW of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 7.7°C (46 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from S
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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.
4.6119 km129 Km N of Calama, ChileUSGS
4.0115 km56 Km Al SO De Mina Collahuasi, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.4122 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

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