Mag. 2.6 earthquake - OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Tuesday, 29 December 2015 at 22:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 34 km depth
29 Dec 23:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.94°S / 72.08°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) W of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WSW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||34 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||34 km||45 km al O 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.