Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 158 km east of Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, 17 April 2021 at 17:42 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 131 km depth
17 Apr 18:08 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Apr 2021 17:42:16 UTC -
Depth: 131.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.507°S / 68.852°W (Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tilocalar (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) SW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
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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|2.9||131 km||83 Km Al SE De Sierra Gorda., Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
|2.9||131 km||ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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