Mag. 2.5 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Saturday, 17 September 2016 at 00:23 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 124 km depth
17 Sep 00:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 124.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.84°S / 70.47°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) E of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) ESE of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.5||124 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.5||125 km||11 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||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 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.