Mag. 2.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Sunday, 6 March 2016 at 15:24 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 26 km depth
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.07°S / 71.91°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (247 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||26 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.