Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 90 km northwest of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 1:47 am (GMT -5) -
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Weak magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 34 km depth
17 May 06:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
|Date & time||May 17, 2022 06:47:30 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 1:47 am (GMT -5)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||28.01°S / 71.42°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)|
|Antipode||28.01°N / 108.58°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearby towns and cities||90 km (56 mi) NW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
129 km (80 mi) SW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
610 km (379 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Scattered Clouds 13.5°C (56 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from SSW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.2||34 km||OFFSHORE ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
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