Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Provincia de Parinacota, 111 km east of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Friday, 19 Mar 2021 4:42 pm (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Provincia de Parinacota, 111 km east of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Friday, 19 Mar 2021 4:42 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 139 km depth

19 Mar 20:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
19 Mar 20:02: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 19 Mar 2021 19:42:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 19 Mar 2021 4:42 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 139.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.267°S / 69.266°W (Provincia de Parinacota, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Parinacota (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) ESE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) ENE of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SE of Chuquitira (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna, Peru) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SW of Patacamaya (Aroma, La Paz, Bolivia) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) S of Desaguadero (Chucuito, Puno, Peru) (pop: 5,330) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ESE of San Antonio (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) SE of Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 2.4°C (36 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.9139 km32 Km Al E De Putre, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
2.9139 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC

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