Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Saturday, 21 November 2015 at 05:08 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 23 km depth
21 Nov 05:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.81°S / 71.6°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) W of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 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||23 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||23 km||26 km al N de Valparaíso||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.