Mag. 2.8 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Monday, 12 October 2015 at 10:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 40 km depth
12 Oct 10:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.59°S / 71.51°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||40 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||40 km||22 km al S de Canela Baja||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.