Mag. 2.8 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Saturday, 14 November 2015 at 18:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 23 km depth
14 Nov 18:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.81°S / 71.91°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||23 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||23 km||40 km al O 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.