Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 34 Km Al O De Punitaqui on Monday, 29 February 2016 at 04:34 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 36 km depth
29 Feb 11:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 7 hours.
Depth: 36.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.951°S / 71.582°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 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||36 km||34 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.