Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - El Loa, 136 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 2:46 am (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - El Loa, 136 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 2:46 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 174 km depth

21 Mar 06:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
21 Mar 06:04: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 21 Mar 2021 05:46:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 2:46 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 173.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.098°S / 67.799°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Purico (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) ESE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) WSW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) ESE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) ENE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) WNW of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) WNW of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) NW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
523 km (325 mi) SSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -1°C (30 F), humidity: 52%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.0174 km46 Km Al SE De San Pedro De Atacama, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.0174 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC

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