Mag. 2.9 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Sunday, 22 November 2015 at 00:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 46 km depth
22 Nov 01:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.57°S / 71.35°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) S of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 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||46 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||46 km||19 km al O de Illapel||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.