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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 60km SW of Coquimbo, Chile on Thursday, 31 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 43km SSW of Coquimbo, Chile on Thursday, 31 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 43km SSW of Coquimbo, Chile on Thursday, 31 October 2013
Date & time: Thursday, 31 October 2013 23:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, October 31, 2013 20:03:59
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.2979°S / 71.5572°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (400 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 31 Oct 2013
Thu, 31 Oct 23:04 UTCM 6.5 / 34 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
Thu, 31 Oct 23:03 UTCM 6.4 / 10 kmCOQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
Thu, 31 Oct 23:03 UTCM 6.6 / 56 kmO. PACIFICO (Argentina)INPRES
Thu, 31 Oct 23:03 UTCM 6.5 / 56.9 km39 km al NO de OvalleGUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 31 Oct 23:03 UTCM 6.6 / 29 kmSSW of Coquimbo, ChileGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Santiago, Chile / not felt
santiago / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santiago,Chile / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lying in bed on 6th floor of hotel room.
Santiago (359.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Santiago, chile (359.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Las Condes (Chile) (357 km S from epicenter)(no details): The vibration and swaying started off mildly then for a few seconds got stronger then trailed off again. Altogether the swaying and vibrations lasted about 30 seconds. (via EMSC)
Vallenar (Chile) (213 km NE from epicenter)(no details): El movimiento fue de balanceo que aparentó ir en aumento, de larga duración (45 a 60 segundos). El movimiento comenzó mientras hablaba por celular con alguien de Coquimbo, quien me llamaba justamente para informarme que estaba terminando un sismo muy fuerte (via EMSC)
(Chile) (99 km NE from epicenter)(no details): huge noise and big movement!!! Publics lights swinging (via EMSC)
La Serena (Chile) (61 km NE from epicenter)(no details): We were walking right on the beach to see the sunset when it ocurred. The light posts and distribution line along the street were moving heavily. Chilean police by motorbike stopped front of the sea to report a possible tsunami. (via EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): la calle era como una ola y el cableado eléctrico se movía para todos lados. (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (364 km S from epicenter)(no details): My wife an mother-in-law didn't feel anything. I felt it clearly for about 30 secs. (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (361 km S from epicenter)(no details): first sounded like people on the upper floors where making alot of noise, but then the building began to sway, and it lasted for 20-30 seconds, curtains swayed and blinds swayed (via EMSC)


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