Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Petorca Province, Coquimbo Region, 78 km north of San Felipe, Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at 17:20 (GMT)

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - Petorca Province, Coquimbo Region, 78 km north of San Felipe, Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at 17:20 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 106 km depth

8 Oct 17:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Oct 8 18:00: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 2.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 95.7 to 106.4 km.
Date & time: 8 Oct 2016 17:20:45 UTC
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 106.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.046°S / 70.705°W (Petorca Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SE of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (39 mi) SE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NE of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) N of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) N of Los Andes (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNE of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNE of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNE of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) N of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.9106 km27 km al SO de Mina Los PelambresGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Petorca Province, Coquimbo Region, 78 km north of San Felipe, Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at 17:20 (GMT)
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