Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 41 Km Al O De Tongoy on Tuesday, 4 October 2016 at 07:04 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 21 km depth
4 Oct 07:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 21.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.358°S / 71.905°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||21 km||41 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.