Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 107 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 18:31 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 98 km depth
20 Jul 18:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 98.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.7°S / 69.31°W↗ (Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile)
Antipode: 27.7°N / 110.69°E↗
Nearest volcano: El Solo (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (67 mi) ESE of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SSE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (149 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NNW of San José de Jachal (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NW of La Rioja (Argentina) (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) NE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) NE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
653 km (406 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||98 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|3.4||98 km||Chile: 97 Km Al E De Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
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