Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Thursday, 1 October 2015 at 21:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 25 km depth
1 Oct 22:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.77°S / 72.12°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) WNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) W of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||25 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||25 km||57 km al NO de Valparaíso||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.