Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Tamarugal, 135 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 11:13 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Tamarugal, 135 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 11:13 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 120 km depth

16 Sep 02:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
16 Sep 02:52: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 123.0 to 120.0 km (from 76 to 75 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.6 km (4.7 mi) towards ENE.
Date & time: Sep 16, 2021 02:13:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 11:13 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.09°S / 68.86°W (Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 20.09°N / 111.14°E
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
135 km (84 mi) E of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) W of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NNE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) SW of Huanuni (Pantaleón Dalence, Oruro, Bolivia) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (184 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) SW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) SE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -0°C (32 F), humidity: 32%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.4120 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
4.5119 km138 Km E of Iquique, ChileUSGS
4.3143 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

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