Mag. 2.9 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Sunday, 25 October 2015 at 03:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 47 km depth
25 Oct 05:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.57°S / 71.5°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.9||47 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||47 km||19 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.