Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 32 Km Al NO De Los Vilos on Sunday, 31 January 2016 at 18:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 40 km depth
31 Jan 19:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 10 minutes.
Depth: 40.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.656°S / 71.658°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||40 km||32 km al NO 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.