Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - 74 km east of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Monday, 7 Dec 2020 4:19 pm (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - 74 km east of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Monday, 7 Dec 2020 4:19 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 105 km depth

7 Dec 19:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
7 Dec 19:38: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 7 Dec 2020 19:19:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 7 Dec 2020 4:19 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 105.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.663°S / 69.628°W (Provincia de Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Guallatiri (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) SSE of Chipispaya (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SSE of Chuquitira (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SSE of Quilahuani (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna, Peru) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) NNE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SE of San Antonio (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ESE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 14.1°C (57 F), humidity: 38%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 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
3.2105 km52 Km Al S De Putre, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
3.2105 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Santiago / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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