Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 22 Km Al S De Canela Baja on Monday, 4 January 2016 at 19:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 45 km depth
4 Jan 20:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 45 minutes.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.595°S / 71.452°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.7||45 km||22 km al S de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.7||45 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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.