Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 40 Km Al O De Punitaqui on Monday, 5 September 2016 at 16:55 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
5 Sep 17:14 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.733°S / 71.66°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (121 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||35 km||40 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.6||35 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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.