Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 24 Km Al SO De Salamanca on Tuesday, 5 January 2016 at 21:17 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 88 km depth
5 Jan 22:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 50 minutes.
Depth: 87.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.936°S / 71.145°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) N of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNE of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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
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|M 2.7||88 km||24 km al SO de Salamanca||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.7||88 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.