Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 31 Km Al SO De Los Vilos on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 at 15:25 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
26 Jan 15:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 35.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.07°S / 71.787°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||35 km||31 km al SO 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.