Magnitude 4.Three earthquake strikes close to Tocopilla, Chile
Sat, 5 Dec 2020, 10:52
10:52 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.Three quake OFFSHORE ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE, 5 Dec 7.32 am (GMT -3)
A magnitude 4.Three earthquake close to Tocopilla, Provincia de Tocopilla, Antofagasta, Chile, was reported solely 16 minutes in the past by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), thought of one of many key worldwide companies that monitor seismic exercise worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a reasonably shallow depth of 55 km beneath the epicenter within the morning on Saturday 5 December 2020 at 7.32 am native time. The precise magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake is likely to be revised inside the subsequent few hours or minutes as seismologists overview knowledge and refine their calculations, or as different companies challenge their report.
A second report was later issued by the Nationwide Seismological Heart of the College of Chile, which listed it as a magnitude 4.Three earthquake as nicely.
Cities or cities close to the epicenter the place the quake may need been felt as very weak shaking embrace Tocopilla (pop. 24,500) situated 37 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: Sat, 5 Dec 10:32 UTC
Depth: 55.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.4°S / 70.335°W
Major knowledge supply: GUG (U. Chile)