Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 105 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 3 Jul 3:58 am (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 105 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on 3 Jul 3:58 am (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 93 km depth

3 Jul 08:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
3 Jul 08:14: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Update Sat, 3 Jul 2021, 08:12
Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Iquique, Provincia de Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile
4.6 quake 3 Jul 3:58 am (GMT -4)
4.6 quake 3 Jul 3:58 am (GMT -4)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.6 quake in Chile near Iquique, Provincia de Iquique, Tarapaca, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Saturday 3 July 2021 at 3:58 am local time at an intermediate depth of 100 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Iquique (pop. 227,500) located 87 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jul 3, 2021 07:58:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 3 Jul 3:58 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 93.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.159°S / 69.15°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 20.159°N / 110.85°E
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) E of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) W of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NNE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) W of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SW of Huanuni (Pantaleón Dalence, Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) SW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 6.4°C (44 F), humidity: 16%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from E
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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.
4.393 kmChile: 41 Km Al NE De PicaGUG (U. Chile)
4.392 km101 Km E of Iquique, ChileUSGS
4.591 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
4.2138 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

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