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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 6.8 COQUIMBO, CHILE on Thursday, 17 September 2015

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 6.8 COQUIMBO, CHILE on Thursday, 17 September 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.8 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Wed, 16 Sep 22h54, which had occurred 5 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - 6.8  COQUIMBO, CHILE on Thursday, 17 September 2015
Date & time: Thursday, 17 September 2015 04:10 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.84°S / 71°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (207 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1*10^15 J (278 GWh / 2.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 14.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 17 Sep 2015
Thu, 17 Sep 04:10 UTCM 6.7 / 88 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
Thu, 17 Sep 04:10 UTCM 6.7 / 30 kmW of Illapel, ChileGeoAu
Thu, 17 Sep 04:10 UTCM 6.6 / 40.7 km32 km al SO de Canela BajaGUG (U. Chile)

"I felt it" reports:
Santiago / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Mendoza (Argentina) (303 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Mainly from side to side (via EMSC)
El Bosque (Chile) (243 km S from epicenter)(no details): Tiempo corto , poco ruido.fuerza chile (via EMSC)
Maipú (Chile) (235 km S from epicenter)(no details): Long-time earthquake, more than 1minute. (via EMSC)
Valparaíso (Chile) (168 km S from epicenter)(no details): Puta la wea que no para moverse ctm (via EMSC)
(Chile) (167 km S from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento ondulante y sostenido (via EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile) (164 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte ondulante , muchas réplicas . Fuerza chile (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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