Mag. 2.8 earthquake - OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Tuesday, 29 December 2015 at 07:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
29 Dec 08:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 37 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.4°S / 71.75°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||36 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||36 km||49 km al O de La Ligua||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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.