Magnitude 6.3 - TARAPACA, CHILE

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2008 February 04 17:01:29 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location20.123°S, 70.000°W
Depth32.3 km (20.1 miles)
Distances15 km (10 miles) ENE of Iquique, Chile
185 km (115 miles) S of Arica, Chile
215 km (135 miles) N of Tocopilla, Chile
1470 km (920 miles) N of SANTIAGO, Chile
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 7.7 km (4.8 miles); depth +/- 18.7 km (11.6 miles)
ParametersNST=181, Nph=181, Dmin=298 km, Rmss=0.91 sec, Gp= 47°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Event IDus2008naa1
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Earthquake Summary

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  • The following is a revised REPEAT revised release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred about 40 km (25 miles) ENE of Iquique at 10:01 AM MST, Feb 4, 2008 (2:01 PM local time in Chile). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

  • Felt Reports

    Felt (V) at Alto Hospicio, Huara, Iquique and Pozo Almonte; (IV) at Arica and Camarones; (II) at Antofagasta. Felt at Calama. Felt (III) at Tacna and (II) at Arequipa, Peru.

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