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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 29 Km WNW of San Pedro De Atacama, Chile, on Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm (GMT -3) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 29 Km WNW of San Pedro De Atacama, Chile, on Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm (GMT -3) Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 29 Km WNW of San Pedro De Atacama, Chile, on Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm (GMT -3)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 19 km depth

22 Jan 20:04 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 4 minutes.
22 Jan 20:37: Now using data updates from USGS
Date & time: Jan 22, 2022 20:00:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 18.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.8174°S / 68.4723°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 22.817°N / 111.528°E
Nearest volcano: Sairecabur (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
217 km (135 mi) ENE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 18°C (64 F), humidity: 21%, wind: 10 m/s (20 kts) from W
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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
4.619 km29 Km WNW of San Pedro De Atacama, ChileUSGS
4.620 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC
4.619 kmNorthern ChileRaspberryShake
4.410 kmCHILE (Argentina)INPRES
4.520 kmNorthern ChileUSP

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San pedro de atacama / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 20-30 s
San Pedro de atacama / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Felt like light airplane turbulence  
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