Mag. 2.7 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Friday, 16 October 2015 at 20:20 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 31 km depth
16 Oct 20:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 36 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.14°S / 71.69°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||31 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||31 km||30 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.