Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 81 km northeast of Calama, El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 11:53 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 81 km northeast of Calama, El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 11:53 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 126 km depth

22 Sep 11:57 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 5 minutes.
22 Sep 12:00: Profondeur recalculée de 151.0 à 143.0 km (de 94 à 89 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 5.3 km (3.3 mi) au ENE.
22 Sep 12:10: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 22 Sep 2020 11:53:06 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Profondeur: 125.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.914°S / 68.405°W (Chili)
Volcan le plus près: San Pedro (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km NE de Calama (pop: 143,100)
113 km N de San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
186 km E de Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
262 km SE de Iquique (pop: 227,500)
281 km NE de Antofagasta (pop: 309,800)
431 km SSE de Arica (pop: 186,000)
714 km SW de Santa Cruz (Bolivie) (pop: 1,364,400)
1303 km N de Santiago du Chili (pop: 4,837,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 8.7°C (48 F), humidity: 26%, wind: 1 km/h (1 kts) from N
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.5126 km78 Km Al S De Ollagüe, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.8120 km4.8 Antofagasta, ChileEMSC
M 4.8129 km85 Km NNE of Calama, ChileUSGS
M 5.010 km79 Km NNW of Calama, ChileUSP

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