Mag. 3.6 earthquake - TARAPACA, CHILE, on Friday, 17 April 2015 at 17:08 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 115 km depth
17 Apr 18:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Depth: 115.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.77°S / 69.39°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Arintica (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) E of Cobija (Provincia de Arica)
22 km (13 mi) NNW of Jaroma (Provincia de Arica)
29 km (18 mi) S of Catanave (Provincia de Parinacota)
30 km (19 mi) ENE of Palca (Provincia de Arica)
101 km (63 mi) ESE of Arica (pop: 186,000)
179 km (111 mi) NNE of Iquique (pop: 227,500)
285 km (177 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800)
1638 km (1018 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.6||115 km||TARAPACA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.6||115 km||60 km al N de Camiña||GUG (U. Chile)|
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