Mag. 2.8 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Sunday, 11 October 2015 at 07:17 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 28 km depth
11 Oct 08:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 53 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.11°S / 71.78°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NW 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||28 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||28 km||34 km al SO 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.