Mag. 2.9 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Sunday, 31 January 2016 at 22:35 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 25 km depth
31 Jan 22:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.44°S / 71.59°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 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||25 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||25 km||22 km al SO de Tongoy||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.