Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Limarí Province, 46 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 at 10:19 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Limarí Province, 46 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 at 10:19 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 61 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 30 seconds.
Date & time: 10 Apr 2018 10:19:34 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.98°S / 71.4°W (Limarí Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) S of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.261 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ

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User reports for this quake (54)

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Las condes (284.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The shaking was much more sustained than I have felt it before. I have been in Santiago around 6 months. A range of time 30 sec to a minute long. It felt long, but could have just been 30 sec.  
282.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Viña Del Mar Chile / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : At first I thought someone was trying to come into my hotel room violently shaking my door and then I felt the ground move and realized what was happening. I am in the top floor of the hotel.  
Santiago, Av Condell (282.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
concon (217.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Las Condes, Santiago, Chile / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate shaking and rattling, 20-30 seconds, no damage  
291.5 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Poco se sintió en casa sólida con buenas fundaciones (reported through our app)  
Viña del Mar (229 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
1230.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
1230.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Valparaiso / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
282.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santiago de Chile, Hotel Presidente Suite (281.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
284.2 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
284.2 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Valparaíso, Yerbas Buenas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Valparaiso / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The building was moving strong enough to awake everybody and some small objects fell in the kitchen.  
Valparaíso / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Nos despertamos del movimiento en la cocina se caió algo. Parecía estar en un barco.  
Las condes (284.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The shaking was much more sustained than I have felt it before. I have been in Santiago around 6 months. A range of time 30 sec to a minute long. It felt long, but could have just been 30 sec.  
La Serena / Light shaking (MMI IV)
282.5 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
281.2 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
230.7 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
111.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Mucho ruido y sacudida moderada, sólo cayeron algunas objetos pequeños y duró 2 minutos.Luego todo normal. (reported through our app)  
San José de Maipo (309.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
318.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Chicureo (264.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Hanging things rattled, I felt it shake around 25 seconds.  
238.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
1275.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Santiago de chile / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Valparaiso / Light shaking (MMI IV) : temblor suave de movimiento como oscilación en dirección horizontal, tiempo de duración; prolongada, comenzó débil, después mas intenso, y al final se mantuvo débil hasta volverse imperceptible. Sin ruido subterraneo. Generó alerta por si comenzaba un moviminto telúrico más fuerte.  
Santiago / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
281.5 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Short duration, felt building swaying on 11th floor (reported through our app)  
Santiago (281.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
231.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Objects did not fell off the wall, but shaking was nonetheless quite intense.  
116.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : a orillas de la playa en La Serena en el 6topiso de edificio. sacucudidas fuertes (reported through our app)  
281.9 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
279.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping and it woke me up. my dog got a little bit scared and worried. the cabinets slammed a bit. I felt it lasted for a minute. nothing felt to the floor (reported through our app)  
298.6 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santiago, El Bosque (293.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Long time earthquake (reported through our app)  
Santiago / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The shaking woke me up.  
282.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Se sintió muy largo. (reported through our app)  
280.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Concón / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ñuñoa (286.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Viña del mar / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
284.6 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Valparaíso, Chile / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awoken by shaking, could clearly feel the bed and ground moving. Bunk beds, doors and windows were ratteling.  
275.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago / Light shaking (MMI IV)
EL TEBAL, SALAMANCA (96.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Vina del mar / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santiago (282 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
278.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (213 quakes):
  • 04 Oct 2018 08:36 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    38.9 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 15:28 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    35.2 km (21.9 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 16:10 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    53.6 km (33.3 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 01 Oct 2018 18:53 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    21.6 km (13.4 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 01 Oct 2018 00:43 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Sep 2018 13:15 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    34.8 km (21.6 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 Sep 2018 21:56 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    24.7 km (15.3 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 Sep 2018 20:26 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    22.8 km (14.2 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 Sep 2018 11:59 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    27.4 km (17 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Sep 2018 13:49 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    48.5 km (30.1 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Sep 2018 06:35 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    51.8 km (32.2 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Sep 2018 06:08 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Sep 2018 02:37 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    60.8 km (37.8 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 26 Sep 2018 18:50 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    65.1 km (40.5 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 26 Sep 2018 02:18 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    30.4 km (18.9 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Sep 2018 17:53 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    75 km (46.6 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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