Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 68 Km Al NE De Mina Los Pelambres on Tuesday, 7 March 2017 at 05:24 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 143 km depth
7 Mar 05:48 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 24 minutes.
Depth: 143.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.28°S / 70.268°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (240 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) W of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) ENE of Illapel (Choapa, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) W of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WNW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) W of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1169 km (727 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (pop: 13,076,300) --> 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||143 km||68 km al NE 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.