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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 239 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 3:09 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 239 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 3:09 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 251 km depth

24 Oct 18:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
24 Oct 18:17: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 190.0 to 209.0 km (from 118 to 130 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 64 km (40 mi) towards ESE.
24 Oct 18:27: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 209.0 to 251.0 km (from 130 to 156 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 53 km (33 mi) towards W.
Date & time: Oct 24, 2021 18:09:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 3:09 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 251.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.09°S / 67.41°W (Los Andes Department, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 24.09°N / 112.59°E
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
154 km (96 mi) SSE of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) W of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) SW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) NE of Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 7.7°C (46 F), humidity: 5%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.3251 kmSALTA, ARGENTINAEMSC
3.8199 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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santiago / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
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