Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE on Saturday, 15 April 2017
15 Apr 09:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.59°S / 73.01°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Nevados de Chillán (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Tomé (pop: 46,700)
17 km (10 mi) N of Penco (pop: 46,100)
18 km (11 mi) NE of Talcahuano (pop: 253,000)
27 km (17 mi) N of Concepción (pop: 215,400)
37 km (23 mi) N of Chiguayante (pop: 82,500)
409 km (254 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 15 Apr 09:44 UTC||M 3.9 / 36 km||OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE||EMSC|
|Sat, 15 Apr 09:44 UTC||M 3.9 / 36.1 km||27 Km Al N De Concepción||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.