Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Saturday, 13 February 2016 at 12:18 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 29 km depth
13 Feb 12:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32°S / 71.72°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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
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|M 2.9||29 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||29 km||22 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.