Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Monday, 25 January 2016 at 18:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 55 km depth
25 Jan 18:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.78°S / 71.92°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 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!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 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||55 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||55 km||41 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.