Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - El Loa, 181 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 19 Apr 7:34 am (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - El Loa, 181 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 19 Apr 7:34 am (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 116 km depth

19 Apr 11:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
19 Apr 11:48: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 116.0 to 129.0 km (from 72 to 80 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 13 km (8.2 mi) towards WNW.
19 Apr 11:48: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: Apr 19, 2021 11:34:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 19 Apr 7:34 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 115.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.272°S / 68.827°W (El Loa, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 21.272°N / 111.173°E
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
132 km (82 mi) N of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) ENE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of San Cristobal de Lipez (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 75) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) WSW of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) WSW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) NNE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) SW of Challapata (Eduardo Avaroa, Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 8,020) --> See nearby quakes!
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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.0116 km53 Km Al S De Mina Collahuasi, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
4.4123 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
4.4122 km133 Km N of Calama, ChileUSGS
4.4122 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

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