Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Tamarugal, 108 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 15 Apr 9:14 pm (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Tamarugal, 108 km northeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 15 Apr 9:14 pm (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 100 km depth

16 Apr 01:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
16 Apr 01:31: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 100.0 to 80.0 km (from 62 to 50 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 26 km (16 mi) towards ENE.
16 Apr 01:32: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
16 Apr 12:34: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 100.1 to 100.4 km (from 62 to 62 mi).
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 01:14:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 15 Apr 9:14 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 100.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.521°S / 69.441°W (Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Isluga (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (66 mi) NE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) SE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 mi) NNE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) SSE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (225 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) SSE of Arequipa (Peru) (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 13.7°C (57 F), humidity: 47%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SSE
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.
4.41 km23 Km Al S De Camiña, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.4103 km105 Km NE of Iquique, ChileUSGS
4.689 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
4.7103 kmNorthern ChileUSP

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