Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Provincia de Parinacota, 125 km northeast of Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 at 17:58 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 158 km depth
24 Feb 23:16 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 5 hours.
Date & time: 24 Feb 2021 17:58:55 UTC -
Depth: 157.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.658°S / 69.484°W (Provincia de Parinacota, Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tacora (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) SE of Chuquitira (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Chipispaya (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Quilahuani (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) ENE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NE of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ESE of San Antonio (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SSW of Yunguyo (Puno, Peru) (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) ESE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) S of Ilave (El Collao, Puno, Peru) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.9||158 km||7 Km Al S De Visviri, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
|2.9||158 km||TARAPACA, CHILE||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.