Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Provincia de El Loa, 291 km east of Antofagasta, Chile, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 7:36 pm (GMT -3) -
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 218 km depth
26 Feb 23:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Feb 2021 22:36:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 26 Feb 2021 7:36 pm (GMT -3)
Depth: 218.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.23°S / 67.6°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
159 km (99 mi) SSE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) SE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) ESE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) NE of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.2||218 km||SALTA, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
|3.2||218 km||77 Km Al SE De Socaire, Argentina||GUG (U. Chile)|
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