International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis


Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452453
Event time 2021-05-12 04:23:38 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-12 08:23:38 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 04:39:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 4.1
Depth 108 km
Class Light
Hypocenter Medium deep
Mercalli scale 2
Possible effects A few people might notice movement if they are at rest and/or on the upper floors of tall buildings.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Location
Continent South-America
Country Chile
Administration area
Nearest settlement Rio Loa
Distance 15 km
Course NE
Surface type underground quake



Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
El Loa Airport (54.51 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Paniri volcano (32.11 km), San Pedro-San Pablo volcano (33.04 km), Leon, Cerro del volcano (42.48 km), Inacalari volcano (50.37 km), Azufre, Cerro del volcano (50.71 km), Deslinde volcano (57.92 km), Apagado volcano (57.97 km), Linzor, Volcan volcano (58.74 km), Tatio, Volcan volcano (59.01 km), Volcan, El volcano (59.68 km), Ascotan, Cerro volcano (67.46 km), Chascon, Cerro volcano (71.09 km), Tocorpuri, Cerros de volcano (72.04 km), Jorcada volcano (77.77 km), Putana volcano (81.57 km), Ca?apa volcano (84.21 km), Sairecabur volcano (89.68 km), Licancabur volcano (99.36 km), Ollague volcano (101.87 km), Aucanquilcha volcano (104.65 km), Quetena volcano (113.68 km), Moiro, Cerro volcano (120.75 km), Purico Complex volcano (122.37 km), Guayaques volcano (127.59 km), San Agustin, Cerro volcano (128.71 km), Sunequera volcano (134.43 km), Olca-Paruma volcano (136.22 km), Uturuncu volcano (138.48 km), Hecar volcano (142.81 km), Potor volcano (144.84 km), Verde, Laguna volcano (147.13 km), Pampa Luxsar volcano (149.38 km), Colachi volcano (149.57 km)
Quick Analysis