Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, 193 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, 193 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 137 km depth

21 Feb 00:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
21 Feb 00:43: Epicenter location corrected by 9.3 km (5.8 mi) towards W.
21 Feb 00:48: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: Feb 21, 2021 00:28:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 136.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.133°S / 68.579°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 21.133°N / 111.421°E
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km (89 mi) W of San Cristobal de Lipez (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 75) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ESE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) WSW of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) WSW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ENE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) W of Santa Barbara (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 2,430) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) SW of Challapata (Eduardo Avaroa, Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 8,020) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 6.5°C (44 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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

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4.2137 km35 Km Al S De Mina Collahuasi, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.5150 km146 Km N of Calama, ChileUSGS
4.5166 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionGFZ
4.3121 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

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