Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km north of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 at 23:00 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km north of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 at 23:00 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Jul 23:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Jul 26 23:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Jul 26 23:32: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Jul 27 07:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.8.
Date & time: 26 Jul 2016 23:00:21 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.59°S / 71.84°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.810 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
M 5.120 km OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILEEMSC
M 4.825 km41 km al N de ValparaísoGUG (U. Chile)
M 5.120 km- 49km NNW of Valparaiso, ChileUSGS

User reports for this quake (24)

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65.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintió un sismo con ondas tipo p (reported through our app)
282.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
282.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
147.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
144.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
145.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
chile valparaiso la calera (64.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Me sentí mareado porque era despacio al principio pero luego se sintió mucho más fuerte (reported through our app)
(Chile, 59 km E of epicenter) : Fue fuerte pero muy corto estaba en Valparaíso fue de 5.0 (reported through EMSC)
Villa Alemana (Chile, 62 km SE of epicenter) : Corto y fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 147 km SE of epicenter) : En Av. Providencia con Pedro de Valdivia senti un leve movimiento estando en el piso 10 (reported through EMSC)
Penaflor (Chile, 139 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento extraño. De menos a más.. movimiento circular y largo, con un principio poco perceptible. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 137 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintio como se movio el suelo (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 50 km SE of epicenter) : Visitando de Canadá. Un poco fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 50 km SE of epicenter) : Visiting from Canada here. I felt it twice and my brother woke up from sleeping. Felt wicked (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 49 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte sismo en la 5a region (reported through EMSC)
Villa Alemana (Chile, 62 km SE of epicenter) : Estamos acostumbrados alos sismos de baja o alta inencidad (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 51 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento corto pero fuerte. (reported through EMSC)
San Bernardo (Chile, 148 km SE of epicenter) : Fue largo y fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 144 km SE of epicenter) : Floor 10 las Condes, and everything swayed a little bit (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 77 km SE of epicenter) : Fue como un empujon (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 53 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte ruido por Viña del Mar. (reported through EMSC)
Valparaíso (Chile, 51 km SE of epicenter) : Se movió de forma circular ojalá no sea a mayores saludos (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 50 km SE of epicenter) : So Strong in Valparaiso! (reported through EMSC)
Con Con (Chile, 44 km SE of epicenter) : Strong anda short (reported through EMSC)
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