Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Monday, 5 October 2015 at 10:03 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 25 km depth
5 Oct 11:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 7 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.7°S / 72.02°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.9||25 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||25 km||53 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.