Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Talca Province, 3 km southeast of Constitucion, Provincia de Talca, Maule Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 1:25 am (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Talca Province, 3 km southeast of Constitucion, Provincia de Talca, Maule Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 1:25 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 34 km depth

23 Feb 04:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
23 Feb 04:38: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.0 to 38.0 km (from 22 to 24 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.6 km (3.5 mi) towards SE.
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23 Feb 04:54: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 34.1 to 33.5 km (from 21 to 21 mi).
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Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 04:25:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 1:25 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 33.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.348°S / 72.384°W (Talca Province, Maule Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Longavi (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ESE of Constitucion (Maule Region) (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WNW of San Javier (Maule Region) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) W of Talca (Maule Region) (pop: 197,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) N of Cauquenes (Maule Region) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NW of Linares (Maule Region) (pop: 69,500) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NNW of Parral (Maule Region) (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Molina (Provincia de Curicó, Maule Region) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) WSW of Curico (Maule Region) (pop: 102,400) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) SW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 15.1°C (59 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from S
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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
M 4.434 km3 Km Al SE De Constitución, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.235 km0 Km E of Constitución, ChileUSGS
M 4.226 kmMAULE, CHILEEMSC
M 4.316 kmCentral ChileGFZ

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