Mag. 2.9 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Saturday, 23 January 2016 at 00:03 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 50 km depth
23 Jan 00:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.43°S / 71.44°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 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!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.9||50 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||50 km||3 km al SE 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.