Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 34 Km Al O De Los Vilos on Saturday, 3 October 2015 at 08:18 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 48 km depth
3 Oct 09:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 60 minutes.
Depth: 47.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.861°S / 71.863°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||48 km||34 km al O 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.