Mag. 2.7 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Friday, 18 March 2016 at 19:17 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 40 km depth
18 Mar 19:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.94°S / 71.48°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (66 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WNW of Calingasta (Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.7||40 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||40 km||25 km al SO 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.