Strong earthquake strikes Chile

Strong earthquake strikes Chile


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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck 55 miles NE from Iquique, Chile today. The strong quake was also felt in Bolivia and Peru.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.2

Date-Time • 1 Nov 2018 22:19:52 UTC

• 1 Nov 2018 19:19:52 near epicenter

Location 19.658S 69.540W

Depth 97 km

Distances • 88.4 km (54.8 mi) NE of Iquique, Chile
• 153.4 km (95.1 mi) SSE of Arica, Chile
• 196.8 km (122.0 mi) SSE of Tacna, Peru
• 278.1 km (172.4 mi) NNE of Tocopilla, Chile
• 281.9 km (174.8 mi) WNW of Colchani, Bolivia

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 4.9 km; Vertical 2.6 km

Parameters Nph = 80; Dmin = 16.7 km; Rmss = 1.08 seconds; Gp = 89°

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