Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Antofagasta Province, 141 km east of Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, 18 January 2021 at 15:24 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 18 Jan 2021 15:24:37 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.88319°S / 69.02841°W (Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: La Negrillar (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) SW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) S of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) NE of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SSE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) NNE of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (236 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) NNE of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||10 km||Northern Chile||USP|
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