Mag. 2.9 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Friday, 19 February 2016 at 00:10 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 40 km depth
19 Feb 00:25 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.77°S / 71.4°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) WNW of Calingasta (Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 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
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|M 2.9||40 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||40 km||15 km al NO de Punitaqui||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.