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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 105 km southeast of Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 11:19 am (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 105 km southeast of Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 11:19 am (GMT -3) Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 105 km southeast of Antofagasta, Chile, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 11:19 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 83 km depth

26 Jan 14:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
26 Jan 14:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 83.0 to 85.0 km (from 52 to 53 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.5 km (6.6 mi) towards SE.
26 Jan 14:52: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 85.0 to 83.0 km (from 53 to 52 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.4 km (3.4 mi) towards NE.
Update Wed, 26 Jan 2022, 14:30
Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake 95 km southeast of Antofagasta, Chile
4.4 quake ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE, Jan 26, 2022 11:19 am (GMT -3)
4.4 quake ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE, Jan 26, 2022 11:19 am (GMT -3)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred only 11 minutes ago 95 km southeast of Antofagasta, Chile, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 83 km beneath the epicenter near Antofagasta, Chile, in the morning on Wednesday, January 26th, 2022, at 11:19 am 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Antofagasta (pop. 309,800) located 95 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jan 26, 2022 14:19:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 11:19 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 83.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.04°S / 69.45°W (Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 24.04°N / 110.55°E
Nearest volcano: La Negrillar (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) ESE of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.2°C (74 F), humidity: 14%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
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

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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.383 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC
4.383 kmNorthern ChileRaspberryShake
4.383 kmNorthern ChileGFZ

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