Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 29 Km Al O De Ovalle on Tuesday, 23 February 2016 at 10:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 26 km depth
23 Feb 11:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 33 minutes.
Depth: 25.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.667°S / 71.493°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||26 km||29 km al O de Ovalle||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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.