Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 30 Km Al SO De Los Vilos on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 at 11:55 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 34 km depth
24 Feb 12:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Depth: 34.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.13°S / 71.696°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||34 km||30 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.6||34 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.