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Strong earthquake strikes Chile

Strong earthquake strikes Chile

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°