Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE on Sunday, 19 March 2017
19 Mar 09:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.68°S / 73.62°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Nevados de Chillán (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) W of Talcahuano (pop: 253,000)
53 km (33 mi) NW of Concepción (pop: 215,400)
56 km (35 mi) W of Penco (pop: 46,100)
58 km (36 mi) NW of Coronel (pop: 92,900)
59 km (37 mi) NW of Chiguayante (pop: 82,500)
449 km (279 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 19 Mar 09:10 UTC||M 3.0 / 28 km||OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE||EMSC|
|Sun, 19 Mar 09:10 UTC||M 3.0 / 27.9 km||53 Km Al O De Concepción||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
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