Mag. 2.7 earthquake - OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Monday, 28 December 2015 at 08:00 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 38 km depth
28 Dec 08:40 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 40 minutes.
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.84°S / 71.73°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||38 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||38 km||25 km al NO 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.