Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 39 Km Al O De Los Vilos on Thursday, 21 January 2016 at 10:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 30 km depth
21 Jan 13:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 2 hours and 55 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.762°S / 71.881°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 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
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|M 2.8||30 km||39 km al O de Los Vilos||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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.