Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 75km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.9 - South Pacific Ocean, 72 km a ovest da Iquique, Regione di Tarapacá, Cile, martedì, 18 marzo 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.9 - South Pacific Ocean, 72 km a ovest da Iquique, Regione di Tarapacá, Cile, martedì, 18 marzo 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Mar 21:44 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 17 minuti.
Data & ora: 18 Mar 2014 21:26:47 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 16:26:47
Magnitudine: 5.9
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 20.0027°S / 70.8066°W (South Pacific Ocean, Cile)
Vulcano più vicino: Puchuldiza (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km ONO da Iquique (pop: 227,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
178 km SSO da Arica (pop: 186,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
229 km SSO da Tacna (Perù) (pop: 280,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
241 km NNO da Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
270 km SSE da Ilo (Perù) (pop: 53,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
312 km S da Moquegua (Perù) (pop: 54,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
336 km NO da Calama (pop: 143,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
408 km N da Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
408 km S da Arequipa (Perù) (pop: 841,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
1497 km N da Santiago del Cile (pop: 4,837,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
389 km OSO da Isla Crequi Montfort Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.710 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
M 5.910 km OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
M 5.910 km73km WNW of Iquique, ChileUSGS
M 5.738 km87 km al O de IquiqueGUG (U. Chile)
M 5.910 kmWNW of Iquique, ChileGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Iquique / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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Aftershocks

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1128 quakes):
  • 17 May 2014 20:08 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 May 2014 13:15 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 May 2014 11:24 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 May 2014 10:56 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 May 2014 10:24 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 May 2014 10:17 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    12.5 km (7.8 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 May 2014 09:23 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    16.6 km (10.3 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 May 2014 09:11 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    9.2 km (5.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 May 2014 17:23 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 May 2014 09:35 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 May 2014 12:23 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 May 2014 10:09 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 May 2014 09:46 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    39.3 km (24.4 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 May 2014 08:19 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 May 2014 08:02 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 May 2014 07:55 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 72 km west of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 16:26:47
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