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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 95km NW of Iquique, Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.2 quake: 95km NW of Iquique, Chile, 1 Apr 2014 23h46, which had occurred 5 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014
2 Apr 05:13 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 10 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 2 April 2014 05:02 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.56°S / 70.67°W (Chili)
Nearest volcano: Puchuldiza (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km NW de Iquique (pop: 227,500)
127 km SW de Arica (pop: 186,000)
177 km SW de Tacna (pop: 280,100)
1546 km N de Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 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
Wed, 2 Apr 05:02 UTCM 5.7 / 51 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
Wed, 2 Apr 05:02 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km115km WNW of Iquique, ChileUSGS

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Near Coast of Northern Chile on Wednesday, 2 April 2014

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