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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 71km SW of Iquique, Chile on Saturday, 4 January 2014

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 71km SW of Iquique, Chile on Saturday, 4 January 2014

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - 71km SW of Iquique, Chile on Saturday, 4 January 2014
4 Jan 00:34 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 22 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 4 January 2014 00:11 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, January 03, 2014 19:11:48
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 7.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.6585°S / 70.65°W (Chili)
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km SW de Iquique (pop: 227,500)
166 km NW de Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
1424 km N de Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 4 Jan 00:11 UTCM 5.7 / 26 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
Sat, 4 Jan 00:11 UTCM 5.7 / 10 kmOFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
Friday, January 03, 2014 19:11:48 (4 Jan 00:11:48 UTC)M 5.9 / 7.3 km71km SW of Iquique, ChileUSGS
Sat, 4 Jan 00:11 UTCM 5.3 / 26.1 km86 Km Al SO De Alto HospicioGUG (U. Chile)

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Iquique, Chile (68.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)

Aftershocks of the 5.9 quake: 71km SW of Iquique, Chile, 4 Jan 2014 00:11

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (26 quakes):
  • 22 Jan 2014 17:36 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Jan 2014 21:56 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Jan 2014 09:43 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Jan 2014 15:45 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Jan 2014 13:43 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Jan 2014 10:19 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2014 20:16 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Jan 2014 19:08 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    36 km (22.4 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Jan 2014 12:17 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jan 2014 20:35 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jan 2014 18:49 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jan 2014 18:11 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jan 2014 15:54 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jan 2014 04:43 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jan 2014 04:22 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    14.5 km (9 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jan 2014 04:15 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 71km SW of Iquique, Chile on Saturday, 4 January 2014
 

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