Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 21 Km Al NO De Los Vilos on Friday, 25 September 2015 at 07:36 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 29 km depth
25 Sep 08:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 42 minutes.
Depth: 29.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.764°S / 71.649°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 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||29 km||21 km al NO 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.