Magnitude 6.5 - OFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE

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2009 November 13 03:05:57 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.5
Date-Time
Location19.385°S, 70.266°W
Depth28 km (17.4 miles) set by location program
RegionOFFSHORE TARAPACA, CHILE
Distances90 km (55 miles) N of Iquique, Chile
100 km (65 miles) S of Arica, Chile
155 km (95 miles) S of Tacna, Peru
1560 km (970 miles) N of SANTIAGO, Chile
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5 km (3.1 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=269, Nph=269, Dmin=384.3 km, Rmss=0.8 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2009nyad
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Felt Reports

Power outages occurred in Iquique. Felt (V) at Alto Hospicio, Arica, Camina, Huara, Iquique and Pozo Almonte; (IV) at Pica; (III) at Calama and Colchane; (II) at Tocopilla. Felt (V) at Tacna, (III) at Arequipa and (II) at Juliaca, Peru. Also felt at Acari, Ilo, Mollendo, Moquegua, Puno and Tarata. Felt (III) at La Paz and (II) at Cochabamba, Bolivia. Also felt at Oruro and Potosi.

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