Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Departamento de Potosi, 116 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 3:35 am (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Departamento de Potosi, 116 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 3:35 am (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 192 km depth

27 Dec 08:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 45 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Dec 2020 07:35:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 3:35 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 192.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.43°S / 67.8°W (Departamento de Potosi, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Putana (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) NE of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) E of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) W of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) WSW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) E of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) ENE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (215 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) SSW of Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (286 mi) SW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (318 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds -0.2°C (32 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.4192 kmPOTOSI, BOLIVIAEMSC
M 4.4192 km66 Km NE of San Pedro De Atacama, Chile, BoliviaUSGS

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