MULTIPLE EARTHQUAKES TODAY: Moderate Earthquake Strikes Chile

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Northern Chile on Friday, 17 July 2020

Jul 17 05:46: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 56.0 to 79.0 km.
Jul 17 05:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 79.0 to 73.0 km.
Jul 17 06:54: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.

Date & time: Friday, 17 July 2020 05:40 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.3°S / 69.97°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Irruputuncu (155 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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