Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 29 Km Al SO De Los Vilos on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 at 21:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 31 km depth
24 Feb 21:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 31.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.07°S / 71.756°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 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!
186 km (115 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||31 km||29 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.