Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Provincia de Parinacota, 98 km east of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 1:01 am (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Provincia de Parinacota, 98 km east of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 1:01 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 135 km depth

26 Jan 04:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 minutes.
26 Jan 22:54: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 136.5 to 134.8 km (from 85 to 84 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1 km (0.6 mi) towards N.
Update Tue, 26 Jan 2021, 04:18
Light magnitude 4.2 quake hits 98 km east of Arica, Chile early morning
4.2 quake 26 Jan 1:01 am (GMT -3)
4.2 quake 26 Jan 1:01 am (GMT -3)
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Chile near Arica, Provincia de Arica, Arica y Parinacota, only 16 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 1:01 am local time at an intermediate depth of 136.5 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Arica (pop. 186,000, 98 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 26 Jan 2021 04:01:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 1:01 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 134.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.5645°S / 69.3757°W (Provincia de Parinacota, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Guallatiri (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) E of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) ESE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NNE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SE of San Antonio (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) ESE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) WSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) SE of Ciudad Satelite (Arequipa, Peru) (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (207 mi) SE of Arequipa (Peru) (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds -0.8°C (31 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from W
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.2135 km97 Km E of Arica, ChileUSGS
3.1136 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC

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