Mag. 2.8 earthquake - VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Thursday, 10 March 2016 at 13:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 30 km depth
10 Mar 13:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.44°S / 71.41°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) N of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||30 km||VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||30 km||17 km al O de La Ligua||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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.