Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 112 km WNW of Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile, domingo, 25 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 112 km WNW of Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile, domingo, 25 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 29 km depth

25 Oct 21:22 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 5 minutos.
25 Oct 21:23: Magnitud recalculada de 5.3 a 5.2. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 8.4 km (5.2 mi) al E.
25 Oct 21:50: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: GUG (U. Chile)
Fecha & hora: 25 Oct 2020 09:17:14 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 25 Oct 4:17 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 5.3
Profundidad: 28.5 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 19,969°S / 71,186°W (Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Isluga (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km al WNW de Iquique (pop: 227,500)
191 km al SSW de Arica (pop: 186,000)
238 km al SSW de Tacna (Perú) (pop: 280,100)
257 km al NNW de Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
260 km al S de Ilo (Perú) (pop: 53,500)
363 km al NW de Calama (pop: 143,100)
603 km al WSW de Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400)
1501 km al N de Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 17.1°C (63 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from S
Fuente primaria de datos: GUG (U. Chile)
Energía liberada estimada: 5,6 x 1012 joules (1,56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.329 km110 Km Al O De Pisagua, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
M 5.415 kmOffshore Tarapaca, ChileEMSC
M 5.018 kmOff Coast of Northern ChileGeoAu
M 5.310 km87 Km WNW of Iquique, ChileUSGS
M 5.422 kmOCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina), ChileINPRES
M 5.310 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
M 5.210 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileUSP
M 5.310 km87 Km WNW of Iquique, ChileUSGS

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502.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : No lo senti | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)
Concon (1298.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
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Aftershocks of the M 5.3 terremoto: 112 km west de Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile Sun, 25 Oct 21h17

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 02 nov 2020 05:24 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    35,5 km (22,1 mi) depth
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 01 nov 2020 21:45 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    38,1 km (23,7 mi) depth
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 oct 2020 11:09 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    20,6 km (12,8 mi) depth
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 oct 2020 21:29 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    36,6 km (22,7 mi) depth
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 112 km WNW of Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile, domingo, 25 oct. 2020

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