Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Thursday, 25 February 2016 at 01:57 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
25 Feb 02:09 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.77°S / 72.12°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NW 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.9||15 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||15 km||66 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.