Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Tinogasta Department, 137 km east of Copiapo, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 04:04 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Tinogasta Department, 137 km east of Copiapo, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 04:04 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 97 km depth

13 Dec 04:09 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 5 minutes.
Dec 13 04:13: Magnitude recalculée de 4.9 à 4.7.
Profondeur recalculée de 53.0 à 97.0 km.
Date & time: 13 Dec 2018 04:04:28 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Profondeur: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.59°S / 68.97°W (Tinogasta Department, Atacama, Chili)
Volcan le plus près: Copiapo (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km E de Copiapó (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
148 km ONO de Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentine) (pop: 14,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
173 km SE de Diego de Almagro (Atacama) (pop: 18,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
207 km ENE de Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
227 km NO de Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentine) (pop: 42,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
290 km NO de La Rioja (Argentine) (pop: 162,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
340 km NE de La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
350 km NE de Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
399 km NNE de Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
672 km NNE de Santiago du Chili (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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 4.797 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
M 4.61 km CATAMARCA, ARGENTINAEMSC
M 4.6107 km- 114km ESE of Copiapo, ChileUSGS
M 4.999 kmNorthern ChileGeoAu
M 4.8111 km98 km al E de Tierra AmarillaGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Tinogasta Department, 137 km east of Copiapo, Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 04:04 (GMT)

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