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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 83 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile on Saturday, 12 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 23 heures earlier.
Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 83 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile on Saturday, 12 September 2020
12 Sep 07:00 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 15 minutes.
12 Sep 08:03: Magnitude recalculée de 4.2 à 4.5. Profondeur recalculée de 47.0 à 50.0 km (de 29 à 31 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 13.5 km (8.4 mi) au O.
Date & time: Saturday, 12 September 2020 06:45 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.4°S / 69.91°W (Chili)
Nearest volcano: Aucanquilcha (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km NE de Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
134 km S de Iquique (pop: 227,500)
155 km NW de Calama (pop: 143,100)
1343 km N de Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 12 Sep 06:45 UTCM 4.5 / 50 km83 km NNE of Tocopilla, ChileEMSC
Sat, 12 Sep 06:45 UTCM 4.2 / 47.3 km39 Km Al NO De Quillagua (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 12 Sep 06:45 UTCM 4.5 / 53.1 km85 Km NNE of Tocopilla, ChileUSGS

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Tocopilla (Chile, 89 km SW of epicenter) : Ruidoso, largo (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 83 km NNE of Tocopilla, Chile on Saturday, 12 September 2020

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