Mag. 2.8 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Saturday, 19 March 2016 at 14:26 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 28 km depth
19 Mar 14:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.67°S / 71.58°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||28 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||28 km||36 km al NO 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.