Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 84 km west of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 12:45 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 84 km west of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 12:45 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 32 km depth

29 Dec 05:58 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 13 minutes.
29 Dec 06:18: Now using data updates from IGP
Date & time: 29 Dec 2020 05:45:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 12:45 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.5814°S / 71.0856°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tacora (169 km / 105 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) W of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSE of Ilo (Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Peru) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of San Antonio (Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) S of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) S of Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Peru) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SSE of Cocachacra (Provincia de Islay, Peru) (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSE of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay, Peru) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNW of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 21.5°C (71 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from SE
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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.
M 4.032 km108 Km Al Sur-SE De Ilo, Ilo - Moquegua, PeruIGP
M 3.930 km69 Km Al O De Arica, PeruGUG (U. Chile)

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