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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Departamento de Potosi, 177 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 3:43 am (GMT -4) -

Updated: Mon, May 16, 2022 05:15 GMT -
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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Departamento de Potosi, 177 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 3:43 am (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 199 km depth

14 May 08:09 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
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Date & time: May 14, 2022 07:43:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 3:43 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 199.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.09°S / 67.25°W (Departamento de Potosi, Chile)
Antipode: 22.09°N / 112.75°E
Nearest volcano: Uturuncu (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) NE of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) W of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) W of La Quiaca (Yavi, Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WSW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WNW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) ENE of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SW of Santa Barbara (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 2,430) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) S of Colchani (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) WNW of Humahuaca (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -3.2°C (26 F), humidity: 19%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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