Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Tamarugal, 156 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 21 May 2:05 pm (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Tamarugal, 156 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 21 May 2:05 pm (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 99 km depth

21 May 18:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
21 May 18:20: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
21 May 18:26: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 99.5 to 98.9 km (from 62 to 61 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.1 km (1.3 mi) towards W.
Date & time: May 21, 2021 18:05:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 21 May 2:05 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 98.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.93°S / 68.867°W (Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 20.93°N / 111.133°E
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km (97 mi) ESE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) W of San Cristobal de Lipez (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 75) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) WSW of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) WSW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (195 mi) SW of Challapata (Eduardo Avaroa, Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 8,020) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) SW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 6.8°C (44 F), humidity: 15%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from W
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.199 kmChile: 25 Km Al SO De Mina CollahuasiGUG (U. Chile)
4.2100 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC
4.2105 km157 Km ESE of Iquique, ChileUSGS

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