International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255904
Event time 2020-09-03 08:33:00 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 12:33:00 - [It was afternoon in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 08:43:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.7
Depth 236 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent South-America
Country Chile
Administration area
Nearest settlement Campamento El Laco
Distance 28 km
Course SW
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
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
Caichinque volcano (9.88 km), Capur volcano (15.27 km), Incaguasi volcano (17.26 km), Miniques volcano (24.41 km), Aracar volcano (30.11 km), Laco volcano (32.67 km), Tujle, Cerro volcano (33.77 km), Cordon de Puntas Negras volcano (36.10 km), Pular volcano (39.99 km), Miscanti volcano (40.08 km), Tilocalar volcano (44.19 km), Chiliques volcano (50.04 km), Lejia volcano (53.85 km), Overo, Cerro volcano (56.79 km), Negrillar, El volcano (58.26 km), Tumisa volcano (65.64 km), Socompa volcano (68.72 km), Rio Negro, Cerro de volcano (71.29 km), Lascar volcano (73.45 km)
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.