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Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - 46 Km Al NO De Quillagua (Chile) on Friday, 11 September 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.3 quake: 51 Km Al NO De Quillagua (Chile), 11 Sep 2020 07:35, which had occurred 42 minutes earlier.
Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake  - 46 Km Al NO De Quillagua (Chile) on Friday, 11 September 2020
11 Sep 08:28 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 10 minutes.
11 Sep 08:28: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: Friday, 11 September 2020 08:18 UTC
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.359°S / 69.846°W (Chili)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km NE de Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
131 km SE de Iquique (pop: 227,500)
155 km NW de Calama (pop: 143,100)
1348 km N de Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 11 Sep 08:18 UTCM 3.9 / 52 km46 Km Al NO De Quillagua (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 11 Sep 08:18 UTCM 3.9 / 52 kmTarapaca, ChileEMSC

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Iquique (Chile, 131 km NW of epicenter) : Suave, mov horizontal (reported through EMSC)

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Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - 46 Km Al NO De Quillagua (Chile) on Friday, 11 September 2020

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