Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 42 km southwest of Tocopilla, Antofagasta, Chile, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 6:58 am (GMT -5) -

Mag. 3.8 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 42 km southwest of Tocopilla, Antofagasta, Chile, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 6:58 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 24 km depth

14 Jan 12:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
14 Jan 12:08: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 14 Jan 2021 11:58:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 6:58 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 24.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.256°S / 70.566°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) N of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) W of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) S of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) WNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) N of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) WSW of Colchani (Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) WSW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (338 mi) SW of Challapata (Eduardo Avaroa, Bolivia) (pop: 8,020) --> See nearby quakes!
1246 km (774 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 19.6°C (67 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.824 km42 Km Al SO De Tocopilla, ChileGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 42 km southwest of Tocopilla, Antofagasta, Chile, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 6:58 am (GMT -5)
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