6.7 magnitude earthquake 64 km from Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

2014-03-16 21:16:29 UTC

UTC time: Sunday, March 16, 2014 21:16 PM
Your time: 2014-03-16T21:16:29Z
Magnitude Type: mww
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 43 people


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2014-03-16 21:16:29 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 20 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:16:29 UTC at 21:16
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.981, -70.702
64.2 km from Iquique (40.2 miles)

Depth: 20 km

Aftershocks:
B
2014-03-16 21:24:19 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 10 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:24:19 UTC at 21:24
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.856, -70.737
74.2 km from Iquique (46.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

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2014-03-16 21:26:24 UTC 5.0 magnitude, 19 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:26:24 UTC at 21:26
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.927, -70.767
73.2 km from Iquique (45.2 miles)

Depth: 19 km

D
2014-03-16 21:26:42 UTC 4.9 magnitude, 27 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

4.9 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:26:42 UTC at 21:26
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.961, -70.709
66.2 km from Iquique (41.2 miles)

Depth: 27 km

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2014-03-16 21:27:13 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 10 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:27:13 UTC at 21:27
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.057, -70.738
65.2 km from Iquique (40.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

F
2014-03-16 21:32:47 UTC 4.1 magnitude, 10 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

4.1 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:32:47 UTC at 21:32
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.822, -70.85
86.2 km from Iquique (53.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

G
2014-03-16 21:35:30 UTC 4.7 magnitude, 10 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

4.7 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:35:30 UTC at 21:35
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.856, -70.692
70.2 km from Iquique (43.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

H
2014-03-16 21:42:31 UTC 4.8 magnitude, 10 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

4.8 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:42:31 UTC at 21:42
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.081, -70.642
54.2 km from Iquique (34.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

I
2014-03-16 21:44:09 UTC 4.6 magnitude, 10 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

4.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:44:09 UTC at 21:44
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.035, -70.696
61.2 km from Iquique (38.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

J
2014-03-16 21:46:41 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 10 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2014-03-16 21:46:41 UTC at 21:46
March 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.001, -70.666
60.2 km from Iquique (37.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km


Tsunami advisory issued by www.tsunami.gov

000 WEAK53 PAAQ 162126 TIBAK1 PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 226 PM PDT SUN MAR 16 2014 ...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA... EVALUATION ---------- * THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER FOR THE AREAS LISTED ABOVE. * THIS EVALUATION IS BASED ON EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION AND HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS. * AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH PARAMETERS LISTED BELOW. PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS --------------------------------- * MAGNITUDE 7.0 * ORIGIN TIME 1318 AKDT MAR 16 2014 1418 PDT MAR 16 2014 2118 UTC MAR 16 2014 * COORDINATES 19.9 SOUTH 70.7 WEST * DEPTH 21 MILES * LOCATION NEAR COAST OF NORTHERN CHILE NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -------------------------------------- * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGE FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. * REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. * PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA... OREGON... WASHINGTON... BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.
000 WEPA42 PHEB 162123 TIBPAC TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001 PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 2123Z 16 MAR 2014 THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA... WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA. ... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ... THIS BULLETIN IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 2117Z 16 MAR 2014 COORDINATES - 19.9 SOUTH 70.7 WEST DEPTH - 33 KM LOCATION - NEAR THE COAST OF NORTHERN CHILE MAGNITUDE - 7.0 EVALUATION NO DESTRUCTIVE WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI THREAT EXISTS BASED ON HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA. HOWEVER - EARTHQUAKES OF THIS SIZE SOMETIMES GENERATE LOCAL TSUNAMIS THAT CAN BE DESTRUCTIVE ALONG COASTS LOCATED WITHIN A HUNDRED KILOMETERS OF THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER. AUTHORITIES IN THE REGION OF THE EPICENTER SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS POSSIBILITY AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. THE WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON...CALIFORNIA.
000 WEHW42 PHEB 162123 TIBHWX HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-162323- TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 1123 AM HST SUN MAR 16 2014 TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 1117 AM HST 16 MAR 2014 COORDINATES - 19.9 SOUTH 70.7 WEST LOCATION - OFF THE COAST OF NORTHERN CHILE MAGNITUDE - 7.0 MOMENT EVALUATION BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.