Mag. 2.7 earthquake - OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Tuesday, 29 December 2015 at 23:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 29 km depth
29 Dec 23:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.43°S / 71.81°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 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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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.