Mag. 2.7 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Saturday, 23 January 2016 at 07:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
23 Jan 07:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.2°S / 71.71°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 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||25 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||25 km||33 km al NO 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.