Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 14 km east of Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Chile, on Thursday, 4 Feb 2021 2:38 am (GMT -3) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 20 km depth
4 Feb 06:44 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Feb 2021 05:38:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 4 Feb 2021 2:38 am (GMT -3)
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.385°S / 70.349°W (Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Bayo (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) E of Taltal (Antofagasta) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) S of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
898 km (558 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||20 km||14 Km Al E De Taltal, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
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