Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 64 Km Al O De Los Vilos on Tuesday, 23 February 2016 at 14:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 40 km depth
23 Feb 15:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 39.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.817°S / 72.177°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (61 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||64 km al O 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.