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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 18 March 2015
Mar 18 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 20.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 18 March 2015 18:27 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.07°S / 73.24°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Nevados de Chillán (188 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 18 Mar 2015
Wed, 18 Mar 18:27 UTCM 6.2 / 2 kmOFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILEEMSC
Wed, 18 Mar 18:27 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km82km NNW of Talcahuano, ChileUSGS
Wed, 18 Mar 18:27 UTCM 6.3 / 23 km121 km al O de CobquecuraGUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 18 Mar 18:27 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmNW of Talcahuano, ChileGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Concepcion, Chile / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Coliumo Tome / MMI IV (Light shaking): light shanking but lasted a long time no damage unlike the last big one.
Coliumo Tome / MMI IV (Light shaking): light shanking but lasted a long time no damage unlike the last big one.
chillan, Condo Building (118.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): scary, still shaken up,
concepción / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
concepcion (85.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Concepcion (Chile) (93 km SE from epicenter)(no details): El depto se muvio fuerte, 9piso.Muchos otros simsos, más pequeños, después el primero (via EMSC)
Temuco (Chile) (300 km S from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió como un paso de un auto, pero si se sintió un cosquilleo en los pies. (via EMSC)
Penco (Chile) (79 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte se movio el piso (via EMSC)
Concepcion (Chile) (96 km S from epicenter)(no details): Aprox 6 (via EMSC)
Tomé (Chile) (79 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The walls were shaking and we left the building. But nothing really happened. (via EMSC)
Tomé (Chile) (79 km SE from epicenter)(no details): there were more than one, there were about 5, but the 1st one was the strongest (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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