Mag. 2.7 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Thursday, 25 February 2016 at 12:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
25 Feb 13:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.99°S / 71.72°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (239 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.7||25 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||25 km||22 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.