Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 68 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 23:21 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 141 km depth
17 Jul 23:38 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 140.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.975°S / 68.522°W↗ (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 21.975°N / 111.478°E↗
Nearest volcano: San Pedro (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) NE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SW of San Cristobal de Lipez (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 75) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) NE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||141 km||Chile: 69 Km Al NE De Calama||GUG (U. Chile)|
|3.4||140 km||ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE||EMSC|
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