Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 61 Km Al O De Los Vilos on Thursday, 21 January 2016 at 10:45 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 37 km depth
21 Jan 11:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 22 minutes.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.703°S / 72.11°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (56 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NW 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
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|M 2.8||37 km||61 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.8||37 km||OFFSHORE 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.