Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 69 km west of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Monday, 18 Jan 2021 3:57 am (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 69 km west of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Monday, 18 Jan 2021 3:57 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 39 km depth

18 Jan 09:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 33 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Jan 2021 08:57:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 18 Jan 2021 3:57 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.46°S / 70.95°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tacora (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Vila Vila (Provincia de Tacna, Peru) (pop: 474) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Ilo (Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Peru) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) S of San Antonio (Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) S of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) S of Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Peru) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SE of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay, Peru) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) NNW of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 19°C (66 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from E
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.739 kmOFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE, PeruEMSC
2.739 km66 Km Al O De Arica, PeruGUG (U. Chile)

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