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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Monday, 22 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Monday, 22 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Monday, 22 February 2016
Feb 22 06:44: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Feb 22 06:45: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Feb 22 06:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.9.
Feb 22 09:18: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Monday, 22 February 2016 06:37 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.39°S / 71.87°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (403 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 22 Feb 2016
Mon, 22 Feb 06:37 UTCM 6.1 / 31.4 km75 km al O de TongoyGUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 22 Feb 06:37 UTCM 6.1 / 10.2 kmNear coast of central Chile [Sea: Chile (Peruvian point of view)]INGV

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
quillota (275.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Ovalle (4453.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
La Serena (Chile) (87 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It just felt like someone was climbing onto the bunk bed above me. The bed creaked and wobbled for 2-3 seconds then stopped. There was no one else in the room with me. Although very small, this was the first earthquake I have felt. I waited to see if there would be more tremors, but none appeared to follow. (via EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile) (290 km S from epicenter)(no details): Acostado tremaba la cama (via EMSC)
La Serena (Chile) (86 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento prolongado (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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