Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 48 Km Al NO De Los Vilos on Tuesday, 30 August 2016 at 06:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 30 km depth
30 Aug 07:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 22 minutes.
Depth: 30.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.627°S / 71.891°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||30 km||48 km al NO 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.