Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Thursday, 22 October 2015 at 23:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 27 km depth
23 Oct 00:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.77°S / 71.7°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.