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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 26 September 2015

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 26 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 9 days earlier.
Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 26 September 2015
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.0 to 34.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 26 September 2015 02:51 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.83°S / 71.2°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (339 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, 26 Sep 2015
Sat, 26 Sep 02:51 UTCM 6.4 / 38 km6.4 COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
Sat, 26 Sep 02:51 UTCM 6.3 / 40.3 km16 km al O de PunitaquiGUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 26 Sep 02:51 UTCM 6.2 / 38 kmSW of Ovalle, ChileGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Mendoza / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Santiago (294 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking on the bed.
santiago (293.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): light shaking, around 30 seconds, no moving objects
mendoza (319.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
coquimbo (95.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Mendoza / MMI IV (Light shaking)
La Serena, Chile / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Valparaiso / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Santiago (294 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking on the bed.
la Rioja / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Santiago (291.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Córdoba, Argentina / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santiago, Chile / MMI IV (Light shaking)
valparaiso, / MMI III (Weak shaking): it felt weak, but a little long
Vicuña, Chile / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking lasting about 30 seconds, stayed indoors for security
Mendoza / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Río Cuarto (Argentina) (701 km E from epicenter)(no details): I fell in Rio Cuarto Cordoba, In a 7th Floor (via EMSC)
(Chile) (300 km S from epicenter)(no details): Sweep St step 24 (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (299 km S from epicenter)(no details): Mild shaking, 30 seconds or more (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (297 km S from epicenter)(no details): Building shaking for about 30 seconds or so (via EMSC)
San Juan (Argentina) (272 km E from epicenter)(no details): Can be felt but not as strong as before (via EMSC)
San Juan (Argentina) (271 km E from epicenter)(no details): Temblor largo (via EMSC)
La Serena (Chile) (98 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte sismo duracion 1 minuto aproximadamente (via EMSC)
La Florida (Chile) (307 km S from epicenter)(no details): What time did this happen? We are on the 13th floor.and I have felt everything but somehow missed this. (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (295 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt a lot of shaking and it went on for about 30 seconds. It felt just like the first 30 seconds of the 8.4m last week (via EMSC)
Puente Alto (Chile) (318 km S from epicenter)(no details): Strong (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (295 km S from epicenter)(no details): Wobbly floors, but not much more. We're on the 16th floor, so maybe it was stronger near the ground. (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (11506 km W from epicenter)(no details): Au 10 ème et age d'une tour à plusieurs milliers de kilomètre de l'épicentre (via EMSC)
Mendoza (Argentina) (326 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Mirando hacia el norte el terremoto fue de oeste a este...!! (via EMSC)
La Florida (Chile) (307 km S from epicenter)(no details): Like a big truck going by for 30-40 seconds (via EMSC)
(Chile) (297 km S from epicenter)(no details): light movement of the building, I am on the 4th Floor, locale next door start to cheer... (via EMSC)
(Chile) (297 km S from epicenter)(no details): vibración y balanceo (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (295 km S from epicenter)(no details): Almost didn't notice until glasses shook (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (294 km S from epicenter)(no details): Less than 10 seconds. Felt it very strong! (via EMSC)
Vallenar (Chile) (254 km N from epicenter)(no details): Car alarms sounded (via EMSC)
Quilpué (Chile) (247 km S from epicenter)(no details): Was a lengthy shaking, first I thought some of my company was moving the table and also my chair .. but it was a quake. It felt like 5 or a bit more seconds ... (via EMSC)
Córdoba (Argentina) (680 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio suave, pero largo, se movian los llamadores de angeles. (via EMSC)
Mendoza (Argentina) (326 km SE from epicenter)(no details): En Mendoza se sintió. No tan fuerte pero largo. (via EMSC)
Mendoza (Argentina) (324 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se movio en Mendoza. (via EMSC)
Penaflor (Chile) (311 km S from epicenter)(no details): Largo, aún así despacio (via EMSC)
(Chile) (297 km S from epicenter)(no details): Very large (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (296 km S from epicenter)(no details): Largo. Movimiento con incremento progresivo. (via EMSC)
Providencia (Chile) (296 km S from epicenter)(no details): Swaying 13th floor stgo (via EMSC)
Pudahuel (Chile) (295 km S from epicenter)(no details): We were sleeping, strong jolt. We live on the fourth floor. greetings and thanks. NO (via EMSC)
San Juan (Argentina) (274 km E from epicenter)(no details): Move slowly (via EMSC)
Chimbas (Argentina) (272 km E from epicenter)(no details): Movimientos de suaves a intensos en San Juan Argentina (via EMSC)
Quilpué (Chile) (247 km S from epicenter)(no details): Moviento de ondas largas, con ruido y de una duración aproximada de 20 segundos (via EMSC)
La Serena (Chile) (102 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte duro casi un minuto con ruido y bastante movimiento (via EMSC)
Río Cuarto (Argentina) (701 km E from epicenter)(no details): In Rio Cuarto, Cordoba in a 7th Floor (via EMSC)
Rancagua (Chile) (374 km S from epicenter)(no details): Suave en rgua (via EMSC)
Puente Alto (Chile) (311 km S from epicenter)(no details): Very strong movement and loudly. (via EMSC)
Con Con (Chile) (235 km S from epicenter)(no details): Long (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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