Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 55 km northeast of Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, 6 January 2021 at 14:30 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Jan 23:36 UTC: First to report: USP after 9 hours.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2021 14:30:13 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.17206°S / 70.0014°W (Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Bayo (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) N of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) N of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 mi) SSW of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) S of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) N of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) W of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) WSW of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
924 km (574 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||10 km||Near Coast of Northern Chile||USP|
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