Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 51 Km Al SO De Los Vilos on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 at 12:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 28 km depth
20 Oct 13:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 27.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.239°S / 71.895°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.7||28 km||51 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.7||28 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
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.