Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 98 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 2 January 2016 at 13:57 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Chile | Coquimbo Region | Valparaiso | Santiago Metropolitan
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 14 km depth
2 Jan 14:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 23 minutes.
Depth: 13.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.197°S / 72.068°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NW of Los Andes (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 2.8||14 km||62 km al O de Canela Baja||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.
be the first to report it!There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it