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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Off Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 11 November 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 16 Sep 2015 22h54, which had occurred 8 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 11 November 2015
11 Nov 02:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Nov 11 06:36: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.8.
Date & time: Wednesday, 11 November 2015 01:54 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.43°S / 71.73°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) NW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
70 km (44 mi) NW of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
119 km (74 mi) NW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
134 km (83 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
140 km (87 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
460 km (286 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 11 Nov 01:54 UTCM 6.8 / 10 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
Wed, 11 Nov 01:54 UTCM 6.9 / 10 kmOFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
Wed, 11 Nov 01:54 UTCM 6.9 / 10 km- 93km NW of Coquimbo, ChileUSGS
Wed, 11 Nov 01:54 UTCM 6.9 / 10 kmNW of Coquimbo, ChileGeoAu
Wed, 11 Nov 01:54 UTCM 6.9 / 32.9 km89 km al O de La HigueraGUG (U. Chile)

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

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Las Condes (Chile, 455 km S of epicenter) : 7th floor, heard building creaking theb lampshade starting swinging a lot but did not actually feel anything. Weweree sittinf on the sofa. Just heard another one which made more noise this time. In bed now and still did not feel anything.. just loud creaking. (reported through EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile, 81 km SE of epicenter) : MuchoMovimiento circular (reported through EMSC)
Córdoba (Argentina, 771 km E of epicenter) : Se Sintió En Los Edificios Altos, En Córdoba. (reported through EMSC)
Peñaflor (Chile, 465 km S of epicenter) : Brusco y ruidoso (reported through EMSC)
La Serena (Chile, 83 km SE of epicenter) : Bastante fuerte y prolongado (reported through EMSC)
La Serena (Chile, 82 km SE of epicenter) : Sismo prolongado y fuerte, sin ruido, se sintio como un balanceo en diferentes direcciones, duro aprox 1 minuto (reported through EMSC)
La Serena (Chile, 82 km SE of epicenter) : lot of movement on 6th floor. Ongoing. Keeps shaking on and off now 20 minutes later. (reported through EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile, 79 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.8 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 11 Nov 2015 01h54

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (276 quakes):
  • 07 May 2016 20:02 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    79 km (49.1 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (55 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 07 May 2016 12:39 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    26.6 km (16.5 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 07 May 2016 06:25 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    55.1 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 06 May 2016 21:37 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 May 2016 13:26 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    34.3 km (21.3 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (45 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 May 2016 17:20 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    41.7 km (25.9 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 May 2016 11:33 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    36 km (22.4 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 May 2016 23:20 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    55.6 km (34.5 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 May 2016 01:20 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 May 2016 23:39 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 May 2016 08:55 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 Apr 2016 10:32 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    43.6 km (27.1 mi) depth
    |
    102 km (64 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Apr 2016 07:58 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (62 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Apr 2016 06:36 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    37.4 km (23.2 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Apr 2016 02:49 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Apr 2016 09:46 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

Map of aftershocks

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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 11 November 2015
 

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