Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Thursday, 12 November 2015 at 01:43 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 36 km depth
12 Nov 01:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.47°S / 71.65°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) NW 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
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|M 2.9||36 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||36 km||39 km al O de La Ligua||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.