Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Provincia de Parinacota, 110 km east of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 10:26 pm (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Provincia de Parinacota, 110 km east of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 10:26 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 123 km depth

6 Mar 01:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
6 Mar 01:42: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 6 Mar 2021 01:26:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 5 Mar 2021 10:26 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 122.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.694°S / 69.28°W (Provincia de Parinacota, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Guallatiri (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) ESE of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NNE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna, Peru) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SW of Patacamaya (Aroma, La Paz, Bolivia) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) WSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) SE of San Antonio (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) ESE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 2.2°C (36 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.5123 km63 Km Al SE De Putre, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.3145 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
4.3144 km103 Km ESE of Arica, ChileUSGS
4.2147 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

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