Mag. 2.8 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 at 03:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 22 km depth
13 Oct 03:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.83°S / 71.87°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NNW 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||22 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||22 km||35 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.