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Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Tarapaca, Chile, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 3:50 am (GMT -4) -

Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Tarapaca, Chile, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 3:50 am (GMT -4) 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.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 17, 2022 07:50:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, May 17, 2022 at 3:50 am (GMT -4)
Depth108.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude21.10704°S / 69.0603°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, Chile)
Antipode21.107°N / 110.94°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoOlca-Paruma (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities151 km (94 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 10.8°C (51 F), humidity: 26%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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2.8109 kmNorthern ChileRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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