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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 20 June 2015

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 20 June 2015

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 20 June 2015
Jun 20 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.4.
Date & time: Saturday, 20 June 2015 02:10 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.35°S / 73.48°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Nevados de Chillán (190 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 20 Jun 2015
Sat, 20 Jun 02:10 UTCM 6.6 / 2 kmOFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILEEMSC
Sat, 20 Jun 02:10 UTCM 6.4 / 10 kmNW of Talcahuano, ChileGeoAu
Sat, 20 Jun 02:10 UTCM 6.0 / 23.3 km105 km al NO de ConcepciónGUG (U. Chile)

"I felt it" reports:
Talcahuano / MMI VI (Strong shaking): first weak shaking about 15sec. after getting weaker it got stronger again about 5-10 sec. than a short but very strong shake. finally it ended slightly.
Concepción / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Many people was awake because was a few minutes after a very important soccer game. Lasted more than a minute. I felt dizzy. People indoor and outdoor felt it. Not panic. Not big damage (sorry my english)
Salvador san fuentes 8827, concepción, chile / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Fue largo, fuerte y generó incertidumbre y nervios.
Concepcion city, Chile (62.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Concepcion, Chile / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Carlos (Chile) (152 km E from epicenter)(no details): Huge earthquake! (via EMSC)
Concepción (Chile) (78 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Long (via EMSC)
Chillán (Chile) (146 km E from epicenter)(no details): Long and strong! (via EMSC)
Talcahuano (Chile) (70 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Me pilló en la ducha casi me caigo. (via EMSC)
Hualpen (Chile) (79 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Long wavy movement. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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