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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 36km NNW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 16 March 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.0 quake: 68km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Sun, 16 Mar 21h17, which had occurred 9 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 36km NNW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 16 March 2014
Date & time: Sunday, 16 March 2014 21:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, March 16, 2014 18:26:27
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.9317°S / 70.3046°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (151 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 16 Mar 2014
Sun, 16 Mar 21:26 UTCM 5.1 / 40 kmOFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
Sun, 16 Mar 21:26 UTCM 5.0 / 22 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
Sun, 16 Mar 21:26 UTCM 5.0 / 25 km132 km al O de Alto HospicioGUG (U. Chile)

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