Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 127 km south of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, 28 December 2020 at 06:44 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 93 km depth
28 Dec 23:43 UTC: First to report: USP after 17 hours.
Date & time: 28 Dec 2020 06:44:27 UTC -
Depth: 92.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.58083°S / 68.71764°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tilocalar (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) SW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) S of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) NE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) NNE of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) SSE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) NNE of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||93 km||Northern Chile||USP|
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