Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 24 Km Al S De Canela Baja on Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 17:50 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 30 km depth
24 Sep 18:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 27 minutes.
Depth: 30.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.611°S / 71.513°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||30 km||24 km al S de Canela Baja||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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.