Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 5 Km Al S De Canela Baja on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 at 09:34 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
12 Jan 11:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 2 hours and 7 minutes.
Depth: 35.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.441°S / 71.461°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NNW of Santiago (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
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|M 2.8||35 km||5 km al S de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.8||35 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.