Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 39 Km Al NO De Los Vilos on Sunday, 27 December 2015 at 06:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 37 km depth
27 Dec 10:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 4 hours.
Depth: 37.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.678°S / 71.818°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||37 km||39 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.8||37 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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.