Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 57 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 02:29 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 57 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 02:29 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 118 km depth

24 Jul 02:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
24 Jul 02:51: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 118.0 to 116.0 km (from 73 to 72 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7 km (4.3 mi) towards SSW.
24 Jul 02:52: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 116.0 to 118.0 km (from 72 to 73 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3 km (1.9 mi) towards NW.
24 Jul 04:04: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: Jul 24, 2021 02:29:06 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 118.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.581°S / 68.381°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 22.581°N / 111.619°E
Nearest volcano: Sairecabur (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) ESE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ESE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) ENE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) WSW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) WNW of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) NW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) WSW of Tarija (Bolivia) (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (317 mi) SW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.6118 kmChile: 42 Km Al NO De San Pedro De AtacamaGUG (U. Chile)
4.0116 km36 Km NNW of San Pedro De Atacama, ChileUSGS
4.0118 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC

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