Mag. 2.8 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Monday, 5 September 2016 at 04:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 20 km depth
5 Sep 05:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.34°S / 72.25°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||20 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||20 km||73 km al O de Tongoy||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.