Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 14 Km Al S De Los Vilos on Saturday, 27 August 2016 at 10:13 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 17 km depth
27 Aug 11:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Depth: 16.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.034°S / 71.494°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||17 km||14 km al S de Los Vilos||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.