Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 31 Km Al O De Punitaqui on Sunday, 28 February 2016 at 16:35 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 31 km depth
28 Feb 17:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 46 minutes.
Depth: 30.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.863°S / 71.583°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (187 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||31 km||31 km al O de Punitaqui||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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.