Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Sunday, 27 December 2015 at 13:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
27 Dec 13:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.5°S / 71.75°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 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
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|M 2.9||33 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||33 km||30 km al O de Canela Baja||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.