Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Antofagasta Province, 99 km east of Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Chile, on Thursday, 24 December 2020 at 02:25 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 39 km depth
Date & time: 24 Dec 2020 02:25:26 UTC -
Depth: 38.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.25265°S / 69.51526°W (Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Bayo (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) E of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNE of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) NNE of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) SSW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) S of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) SSE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) NNE of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
515 km (320 mi) NW of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (Argentina) (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
919 km (571 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||39 km||Northern Chile||USP|
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