Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 55 Km Al SO De Los Vilos on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 13:52 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 16 km depth
20 Sep 14:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 26 minutes.
Depth: 15.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.321°S / 71.847°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||16 km||55 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.