Mag. 2.8 earthquake - OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Thursday, 1 October 2015 at 22:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
1 Oct 23:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 54 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.9°S / 72.34°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) WNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) W of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||35 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||35 km||70 km al O 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.