Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 137 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Monday, Aug 23, 2021 5:02 pm (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Provincia del Tamarugal, 137 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Monday, Aug 23, 2021 5:02 pm (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 92 km depth

23 Aug 21:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
23 Aug 21:08: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 81.0 to 92.0 km (from 50 to 57 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.2 km (3.2 mi) towards W.
Date & time: Aug 23, 2021 21:02:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Aug 23, 2021 5:02 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 92.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.85°S / 69.02°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 20.85°N / 110.98°E
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) ESE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) NNE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) WSW of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) SSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (274 mi) WSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) SW of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 11.8°C (53 F), humidity: 16%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from W
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.992 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
5.0100 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
4.9108 km136 Km SE of Iquique, ChileUSGS
5.0106 kmNorthern ChileGeoAu
5.0108 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

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