Mag. 2.7 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Thursday, 14 January 2016 at 11:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 49 km depth
14 Jan 11:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.45°S / 71.51°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (148 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.7||49 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||49 km||8 km al SO 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.