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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Tarapaca, 123 km north of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 7:11 am (GMT -4) -

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Tarapaca, 123 km north of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 7:11 am (GMT -4) Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Tarapaca, 123 km north of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 7:11 am (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 123 km depth

16 May 11:16 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 5 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 16, 2022 11:11:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, May 16, 2022 at 7:11 am (GMT -4)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.6
Depth123.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude21.35014°S / 68.95467°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode21.35°N / 111.045°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoAucanquilcha (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities123 km (77 mi) N of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
153 km (95 mi) ENE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
170 km (105 mi) SE of Alto Hospicio (Tarapacá) (pop: 105,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
175 km (109 mi) NNE of Sierra Gorda (Antofagasta) (pop: 477) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
177 km (110 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
184 km (114 mi) W of San Cristobal de Lipez (Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 75) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
190 km (118 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta) (pop: 2,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 5.8°C (42 F), humidity: 31%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 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
3.6123 kmChile-Bolivia Border RegionRaspberryShake
3.5115 kmANTOFAGASTA, CHILEEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Daracena (TA01/C1 network) | Distance from quake: 154 km / 96 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Daracena: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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