Mag. 2.6 earthquake - VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Wednesday, 31 August 2016 at 15:39 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 72 km depth
31 Aug 15:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.36°S / 70.99°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) ENE of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNE of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) N of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NW of Los Andes (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) S of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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
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|M 2.6||72 km||VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||73 km||14 km al SO de Petorca||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.