Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 82 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Friday, 24 March 2017 at 22:19 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 82 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Friday, 24 March 2017 at 22:19 (GMT)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.2 at 128 km depth

24 Mar 22:34 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 15 minutes.
Mar 24 22:46: Magnitude recalculée de 4.1 à 4.2.
Profondeur recalculée de 112.0 à 128.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Mar 2017 22:19:31 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 128.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.6°S / 69.54°W (Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chili)
Volcan le plus près: Copiapo (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km ESE de Copiapó (pop: 129,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
146 km SSE de Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
162 km NE de Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
265 km NO de Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentine) (pop: 42,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
306 km NNE de La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
315 km NE de Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
331 km NO de La Rioja (Argentine) (pop: 162,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
371 km NNE de Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
447 km S de Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
660 km N de Santiago du Chili (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.2128 kmATACAMA, CHILEEMSC
M 3.8114 km69 km al E de Tierra AmarillaGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.2122 km- 83km ESE of Copiapo, ChileUSGS

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