Mag. 2.7 earthquake - OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Wednesday, 30 December 2015 at 20:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 35 km depth
30 Dec 21:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 46 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.66°S / 71.75°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||35 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||35 km||45 km al N 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.