Mag. 2.7 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Tuesday, 5 January 2016 at 02:21 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 86 km depth
5 Jan 02:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 86.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.1°S / 71.15°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Los Andes (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) NNW 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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|M 2.7||86 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||86 km||27 km al NO de Petorca||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.