Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - POTOSI, BOLIVIA, on Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 2:42 pm (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 235 km depth
21 Jan 19:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 21, 2022 18:42:02 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 2:42 pm (GMT -4)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||22.07°S / 67.87°W (Departamento de Potosi, Chile)|
|Antipode||22.07°N / 112.13°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearest volcano||Cerro del Azufre (49 km / 30 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||100 km (62 mi) NNE of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!|
117 km (73 mi) ENE of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSW of San Cristobal de Lipez (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 75) --> See nearby quakes!
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 7.4°C (45 F), humidity: 63%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.1||235 km||POTOSI, BOLIVIA||EMSC|
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