Great mag. 8.2 earthquake - 79km WNW of Iquique, Chile on Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Earthquake waves are fast, but still take time: This is the seismic signal showing the Chile's earthquake waves arriving at one of Etna's seismic stations approx. 7000 miles (11,000 km) away. It took the (fastest P-waves) about 30 minutes to travel almost half of the globe after the quake occurred.
Earthquake waves are fast, but still take time: This is the seismic signal showing the Chile's earthquake waves arriving at one of Etna's seismic stations approx. 7000 miles (11,000 km) away. It took the (fastest P-waves) about 30 minutes to travel almost half of the globe after the quake occurred.
The magnitude 8.2 quakes occurred off shore the Tarapace coast, about 99 km NW of the city Iquique. A tsunami alarm was issued, and the coastal areas were evacuated. Fortunately, no large tsunami was triggered by the quake (which would have had the power to generate one).
At least 5 people were reported dead and significant damage has occurred in the coastal towns, but much less than what could have been expected had the quake occurred under land or closer to the coast.

According to the German magazine
"Focus"
300 prisoners used the chaos resulting from the quake to escape.
Numerous aftershocks have been occurring including a strong magnitude 7.6 quake. Many more aftershocks will likely occur during the coming weeks and months.


Major magnitude 8.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 94 km northwest of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 11:46 pm (GMT +0)

Major magnitude 8.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 94 km northwest of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, on Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 11:46 pm (GMT +0)

Основные землетрясения магнитудой 8.2 at 20 km depth

1 Apr 23:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 minutes.
Дата & время: 1 Apr 2014 23:46:46 UTC
Местное время в эпицентре: Вторник, 1 апр 2014 23:46 (GMT +0)
Величина: 8.2
Глубина: 20.1 km
Эпицентр Широта / Долгота: 19.6416°S / 70.8171°W (South Pacific Ocean, Чили)
Ближайшие вулкана: Puchuldiza (196 km / 122 mi)
Города поблизости:
94 km (59 mi) NW of Икике (pop: 227,500) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
141 km (87 mi) SSW of Арика (pop: 186,000) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
190 km (118 mi) SSW of Такна (Перу) (pop: 280,100) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
230 km (143 mi) SSE of Ило (Перу) (pop: 53,500) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
272 km (169 mi) S of Мокегуа (Перу) (pop: 54,500) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
280 km (174 mi) NNW of Токопилья (Tocopilla) (pop: 24,500) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
365 km (227 mi) SSE of Ciudad Satelite (Перу) (pop: 76,400) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
369 km (229 mi) SSE of Арекипа (Перу) (pop: 841,100) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
370 km (230 mi) NNW of Калама (pop: 143,100) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
448 km (279 mi) N of Антофагаста (pop: 309,800) --> Найдите близлежащие землетрясения!
Источник данных: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1017 joules (34970 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3 x 107 tons of TNT or 1880.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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Если вы почувствовали землетрясение (или находитесь рядом с эпицентром), пожалуйста, поделитесь своим опытом и отправьте короткое сообщение "Я почувствовал это землетрясение"! Остальным пользователям будет интересно узнать об этом!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. Вы можете использовать геоданные вашего устройства или карту, чтобы уточнить, где вы находились во время землетрясения. Спасибо большое!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
МагнитудаГлубинаМестоположениеИсточник
8.220 km95km NW of Iquique, ChileUSGS
8.134 kmNear Coast of Northern ChileGFZ
8.033 km OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
6.910 kmnullGeoAu
8.220 kmPeruIGP

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(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (14)

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Iquique, Chile / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Fue largo | 2 users found this interesting.  
Sanford, Florida / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : It was prefaced by many small quakes in the days preceding it. I was in the lobby of the Terrado hotel located in Iquique Chile. The experience was quite eye opening. The about 24 hours later another one hit. That was the time the decision was made to leave the city. | One user found this interesting.  
La Paz, Bolivia (450 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Even the bed mattress (with no casters) moved. We could feel the building swaying - we live on the 7th floor. No damage to the building structure. | One user found this interesting.  
uniao de vitoria (2146.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : well just a small shake at the 14th floor of our office building | One user found this interesting.  
San Francisco California / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting on couch, start feeling mild wavy shaking. Said to husband "we're having an earthquake" and looked at phone for time and it was 4:48pm. | One user found this interesting.  
Arequipa, Peru (368.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Between "Light Shaking" and "Moderate Shaking". Slow but heavy sideways vibration lasting several minutes. | One user found this interesting.  
Taylors, South Carolina / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt the house shake while my family and I were eating dinner.   
Vitacura, Santiago, Chile (1527.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
calama / Light shaking (MMI IV)
(Puerto Rico, 4236 km N of epicenter) : We did not feel the earthquake. However, the quake alarm activated for about one second. | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)  
Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Bolivia, 458 km NE of epicenter) : It seemed the ground barely swinging north-south (reported through EMSC)  
(Chile, 1522 km S of epicenter) : The lamps moved around. We are 1500 km from epicenter (reported through EMSC)  
Las Condes (Chile, 1517 km S of epicenter) : Lying on the floor and felt it wobble and the building was swaying and the doors swinging slightly! (reported through EMSC)  
Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Bolivia, 458 km NE of epicenter) : It seemed ground barely swinging north-south (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8464 quakes):
  • 03 Apr 2017 22:57 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    113.7 km (70.6 mi) depth
    |
    274 km (170 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 22:40 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    122.6 km (76.2 mi) depth
    |
    303 km (188 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 20:59 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    38.6 km (24 mi) depth
    |
    100 km (62 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 20:26 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    350 km (218 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 20:25 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    106 km (65.9 mi) depth
    |
    206 km (128 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 19:00 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    123.3 km (76.6 mi) depth
    |
    331 km (206 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 18:23 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    90.5 km (56.2 mi) depth
    |
    425 km (264 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 17:25 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    108.9 km (67.7 mi) depth
    |
    270 km (168 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 12:35 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    53.6 km (33.3 mi) depth
    |
    142 km (88 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 11:34 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    93.7 km (58.2 mi) depth
    |
    214 km (133 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 06:14 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    25.8 km (16 mi) depth
    |
    387 km (240 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Apr 2017 03:11 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    198 km (123 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 Apr 2017 23:29 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    50.5 km (31.4 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (52 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 Apr 2017 15:43 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    30.4 km (18.9 mi) depth
    |
    262 km (163 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 Apr 2017 15:17 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    94 km (58.4 mi) depth
    |
    194 km (121 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 Apr 2017 11:00 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    63.7 km (39.6 mi) depth
    |
    315 km (196 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
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