Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 29 Km Al NO De Canela Baja on Thursday, 5 January 2017 at 01:45 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 43 km depth
5 Jan 02:16 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 31 minutes.
Depth: 43.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.22°S / 71.679°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 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
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|M 2.6||43 km||29 km al NO de Canela Baja||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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.