Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Sunday, 27 December 2015 at 08:52 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 34 km depth
27 Dec 12:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.79°S / 72.09°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.9||34 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||34 km||57 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.