Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 61 km north of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 at 17:19 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Chile | Region de Valparaiso | Santiago Metropolitan
Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 42 km depth
23 Aug 17:29 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.52°S / 71.86°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 2.6||42 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||37 km||60 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
be the first to report it!There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it