Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - 68km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Sunday, 16 March 2014

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.0 - South Pacific Ocean, 67 km a nord ovest da Iquique, Regione di Tarapacá, Cile, domenica, 16 marzo 2014

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.0 - South Pacific Ocean, 67 km a nord ovest da Iquique, Regione di Tarapacá, Cile, domenica, 16 marzo 2014

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

16 Mar 21:29 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 12 minuti.
Data & ora: 16 Mar 2014 21:17:32 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Sunday, March 16, 2014 16:17:32
Magnitudine: 7
Profondità: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 19.9°S / 70.7°W (South Pacific Ocean, Cile)
Vulcano più vicino: Puchuldiza (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km ONO da Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
164 km SSO da Arica (pop: 186,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
215 km SSO da Tacna (Perù) (pop: 280,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
249 km NNO da Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
261 km SSE da Ilo (Perù) (pop: 53,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
299 km S da San Antonio (Perù) (pop: 15,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
302 km S da Moquegua (Perù) (pop: 54,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
339 km NO da Calama (pop: 143,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
419 km N da Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
1508 km N da Santiago del Cile (pop: 4,837,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
375 km OSO da Isla Crequi Montfort Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.715 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
M 6.710 km OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
M 7.033 km68km WNW of Iquique, ChileUSGS

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Buenos Aires Argentina (on a 5tf floor) / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Iquique, Chile / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : It was the most violent earthquake I ever felt! It wouldn't stop shaking!
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Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 67 km northwest of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, Sunday, March 16, 2014 16:17:32

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3652 quakes):
  • 17 Mar 2016 19:50 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 17 Mar 2016 11:43 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    48 km (29.8 mi) depth
    |
    86 km (54 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Mar 2016 01:38 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    110 km (68.4 mi) depth
    |
    169 km (105 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Mar 2016 14:08 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    36.2 km (22.5 mi) depth
    |
    121 km (75 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 15 Mar 2016 03:52 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Mar 2016 02:35 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    86 km (53.4 mi) depth
    |
    168 km (104 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 19:50 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    94 km (59 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 15:06 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    20.8 km (12.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 09:25 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    57.9 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 08:44 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    39.2 km (24.4 mi) depth
    |
    165 km (102 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 05:01 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    101.2 km (62.9 mi) depth
    |
    189 km (117 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 02:58 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 01:02 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    113.5 km (70.5 mi) depth
    |
    189 km (117 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 12 Mar 2016 20:48 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    74.2 km (46.1 mi) depth
    |
    144 km (90 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 12 Mar 2016 04:25 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    31.9 km (19.8 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 11 Mar 2016 11:41 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    81.8 km (50.8 mi) depth
    |
    178 km (110 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
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