Terremoto moderado mag. 5.0 - Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 89 km S of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, Sunday, 16 Aug. 2020 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.0 - Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapaca, 89 km S of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, Sunday, 16 Aug. 2020

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.0 at 77 km depth

16 Aug 03:23 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 5 minutos.
Aug 16 03:25: Magnitud recalculada de 5.4 a 5.3.
Profundidad recalculada de 64.0 a 77.0 km.
Aug 16 07:02: Magnitud recalculada de 5.3 a 5.0.
Fecha & hora: 16 Aug 2020 03:18:49 UTC -
Magnitud: 5
Profundidad: 77.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 19.27°S / 70.18°W (Provincia del Tamarugal, Tarapacá, Chile)
Volcán mas cercano: Isluga (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km al S de Arica (Arica y Parinacota) (pop: 186,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
105 km al N de Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
140 km al S de Tacna (Perú) (pop: 280,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
209 km al S de Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna, Perú) (pop: 9,490) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
220 km al SE de Ilo (Moquegua, Perú) (pop: 53,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
242 km al SSE de San Antonio (Moquegua, Perú) (pop: 15,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
244 km al SSE de Moquegua (Perú) (pop: 54,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
254 km al SSE de Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Moquegua, Perú) (pop: 7,050) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
316 km al SE de Mollendo (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, Perú) (pop: 29,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
398 km al SE de Camana (Camaná, Arequipa, Perú) (pop: 16,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
5.077 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
5.280 kmCHILE (Argentina)INPRES
5.080 kmTarapaca, ChileEMSC
5.390 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGeoAu
5.273 km8 km al SO de Cuya (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
5.164 km86 km S of Arica, ChileUSGS

User reports for this quake (22)

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107.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
87.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
92.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Arica, Chile / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This felt stronger than most quakes around here in Arica (fifth floor of apartment block), and I am surprised it only registered at 5.3. Lasted about a minute, my computer was moving on the table and my wife awakened.  
Arica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Si  
Arica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Si  
Elgin, sc / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Iquique / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Choque de placas subducción  
Arequipa (Peru, 350 km NW of epicenter) : Just a quick shake. (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 106 km S of epicenter) : Solo riudo (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 103 km S of epicenter) : Corto de mediana intensidad,en Iquique. (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 103 km S of epicenter) : Ruido y muy largo (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 103 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte aprox 5.2 grado estimo (reported through EMSC)  
Arica (Chile, 90 km NW of epicenter) : Fuerte en arica (reported through EMSC)  
Arica (Chile, 90 km NW of epicenter) : Fuerte,, 5,5 con vibración corta. (reported through EMSC)  
Selva Alegre (Peru, 353 km NW of epicenter) : Fue corto en Arequipa. Me ha despertado (reported through EMSC)  
Ilo (Peru, 221 km NW of epicenter) : Ilo, Peru. 5-6 sec movement (reported through EMSC)  
Tacna (Peru, 140 km NW of epicenter) : Leve movimiento. (reported through EMSC)  
Tacna (Peru, 140 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió (reported through EMSC)  
Tacna (Peru, 140 km NW of epicenter) : En Tacna también llegó (reported through EMSC)  
Tacna (Peru, 140 km NW of epicenter) : There was faint noise of the tremor. We did hear the glass panes make the rattling noise. (reported through EMSC)  
Arica (Chile, 90 km NW of epicenter) : Mucho ruido y movimiento (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 11 Oct 2020 07:06 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    56.3 km (35 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 16 Aug 2020 03:18 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    90.4 km (56.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details

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