Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 38 Km Al NO De Quillota on Monday, 7 March 2016 at 21:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 26 km depth
7 Mar 22:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Depth: 26.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.659°S / 71.554°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) WNW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NW of Lampa (Provincia de Chacabuco) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NW 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||26 km||38 km al NO de Quillota||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.