Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Tamarugal, 114 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 8:14 pm (GMT -3) -

Updated: Sat, Nov 27, 2021 13:10 GMT -
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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Tamarugal, 114 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 8:14 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 100 km depth

24 Nov 23:17 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
24 Nov 23:18: Now using data updates from EMSC
24 Nov 23:21: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 114.0 to 100.0 km (from 71 to 62 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.3 km (3.9 mi) towards E.
24 Nov 23:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 4.6. Epicenter location corrected by 6.3 km (3.9 mi) towards E.
Update Wed, 24 Nov 2021, 23:27
Moderate yet deep earthquake of magnitude 5.1 just reported 108 km southeast of Iquique, Chile
5.1 quake 24 Nov 8:14 pm (GMT -3)
5.1 quake 24 Nov 8:14 pm (GMT -3)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred only 13 minutes ago 108 km southeast of Iquique, Chile, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 100 km beneath the epicenter near Iquique, Provincia de Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, in the evening on Wednesday, November 24th, 2021, at 8:14 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), which listed it as a magnitude 5.0 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Iquique (pop. 227,500) located 108 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

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Date & time: Nov 24, 2021 23:14:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 8:14 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.52°S / 69.11°W (Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode: 20.52°N / 110.89°E
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NNE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (189 mi) SSE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) SW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) WSW of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) NNE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) SE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) SW of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 17.3°C (63 F), humidity: 23%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.087 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
4.695 km120 Km ESE of Iquique, ChileUSGS
5.095 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionUSP
4.695 kmNorthern ChileRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (2)

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Iquique (109.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 20-30 s
Iquique (110 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Short, light, but noticeable in an apartment.  
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