Mag. 2.6 earthquake - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Monday, 5 September 2016 at 12:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 31 km depth
5 Sep 12:45 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.06°S / 71.71°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) NNW of Los Andes (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 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
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|M 2.6||31 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||31 km||44 km al NO de Canela Baja||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.