Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Tarapaca, Chile, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 3:50 am (GMT -4) -
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 109 km depth
17 May 07:56 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||May 17, 2022 07:50:04 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 3:50 am (GMT -4)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||21.10704°S / 69.0603°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)|
|Antipode||21.107°N / 110.94°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||RaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)|
|Nearest volcano||Olca-Paruma (63 km / 39 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||151 km (94 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 10.8°C (51 F), humidity: 26%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from ENE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.8||109 km||Northern Chile||RaspberryShake|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.