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Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - 38 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 8:11 pm (GMT -4) -

Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - 38 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 8:11 pm (GMT -4) Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - 38 km southeast of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 8:11 pm (GMT -4)

Weak magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 58 km depth

23 May 00:15 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
23 May 00:24: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 3.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 46.0 to 58.0 km (from 29 to 36 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 38 km (24 mi) towards E.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 23, 2022 00:11:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, May 22, 2022 at 8:11 pm (GMT -4)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.7
Depth58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude18.79°S / 70.15°W (Provincia de Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Antipode18.79°N / 109.85°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoTaapaca (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities38 km (24 mi) SSE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Los Palos (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 207) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) SSE of Los Olivos (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 484) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) S of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) S of Catana (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 875) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
144 km (89 mi) S of Chipispaya (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
147 km (91 mi) S of Tarata (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
180 km (112 mi) SE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 17.7°C (64 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.758 kmTARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
3.917 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileRaspberryShake

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Arica,chile (37.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Arica, Provincia de Arica, Arica y Parinacota (38.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Fome (reported through our app)  
Chile Arica (38.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Estaba durmiendoy lo sentí  
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