Mag. 2.8 earthquake - VALPARAISO, CHILE, on Tuesday, 4 October 2016 at 20:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 56 km depth
4 Oct 20:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.25°S / 71.23°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) S of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) N of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NNE of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNE of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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
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|M 2.8||56 km||VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||55 km||22 km al N de La Ligua||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.