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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Apr 18 12:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 51.0 km.
Apr 18 13:02: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.6.
Date & time: Tue, 18 Apr 12:33:54 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.88°S / 71.25°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (209 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 18 Apr
Tue, 18 Apr 12:33 UTCM 4.5 / 55 kmCOQUIMBO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 18 Apr 12:33 UTCM 4.5 / 54.7 km26 km al O de Salamanca[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 18 Apr 12:33 UTCM 4.6 / 51.7 km- 34km SW of Illapel, Chile[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
(182.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 19 Apr
Wed, 19 Apr 01:55 UTCM 2.6 / 27.6 km - [info] (221 km)27 km al SO de Los Vilos[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 19 Apr 18:55 UTCM 2.6 / 30.1 km - [info] (348 km)134 km al O de Los Vilos[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 20 Apr
Thu, 20 Apr 04:41 UTCM 2.8 / 34.3 km - [info] (284 km)37 km al O de Canela Baja[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 20 Apr 23:08 UTCM 3.4 / 130.5 km - [info] (220 km)45 km al NE de Mina Los Pelambres[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 21 Apr (6 earthquakes)
Fri, 21 Apr 01:27 UTCM 2.8 / 75.8 km - [info] (230 km)15 km al SO de Illapel
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 21 Apr 04:29 UTCM 3.1 / 130.6 km - [info] (96 km)62 km al NE de Los Andes.[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 21 Apr 05:22 UTCM 3.2 / 19.1 km - [info] (351 km)92 km al O de Canela Baja
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 21 Apr 09:27 UTCM 3.3 / 127.7 km - [info] (169 km)46 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 21 Apr 16:13 UTCM 2.7 / 27.8 km - [info] (277 km)51 km al O de Los Vilos[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 21 Apr 19:42 UTCM 2.7 / 44.9 km - [info] (317 km)37 km al SO de Punitaqui[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 22 Apr
Sat, 22 Apr 00:44 UTCM 3.6 / 48 km - [info] (280 km)24 km al O de Canela Baja
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 22 Apr 05:01 UTCM 3.0 / 43 km - [info] (314 km)OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sat, 22 Apr 13:14 UTCM 3.0 / 36.6 km - [info] (225 km)23 km al SO de Los Vilos[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 22 Apr 15:42 UTCM 3.4 / 23 km - [info] (289 km)OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sat, 22 Apr 20:57 UTCM 2.9 / 27.1 km - [info] (290 km)21 km al NO de Canela Baja[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 23 Apr
Sun, 23 Apr 04:59 UTCM 2.9 / 28.3 km - [info] (282 km)59 km al O de Los Vilos[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 24 Apr
Mon, 24 Apr 01:09 UTCM 2.8 / 16.1 km - [info] (136 km)38 km al E de Petorca
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 24 Apr 05:49 UTCM 3.0 / 42.2 km - [info] (262 km)11 km al S de Canela Baja
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 24 Apr 11:04 UTCM 3.1 / 35.5 km - [info] (233 km)35 km al SO de Los Vilos
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 24 Apr 16:02 UTCM 3.4 / 32 km - [info] (279 km)23 km al O de Canela Baja[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 24 Apr 19:33 UTCM 2.6 / 42.5 km - [info] (270 km)44 km al O de Los Vilos[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 25 Apr (9 earthquakes)
Tue, 25 Apr 04:23 UTCM 2.8 / 46.9 km - [info] (192 km)26 km al O de La Ligua[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 25 Apr 06:07 UTCM 3.8 / 46.8 km - [info] (275 km)51 km al O de Los Vilos
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 25 Apr 08:37 UTCM 2.9 / 130.9 km - [info] (188 km)49 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 25 Apr 10:28 UTCM 3.8 / 40 km - [info] (275 km)OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 25 Apr 14:23 UTCM 3.2 / 38 km - [info] (214 km)OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 25 Apr 18:16 UTCM 3.3 / 37.3 km - [info] (274 km)44 km al NO de Los Vilos[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 25 Apr 19:03 UTCM 3.5 / 31.8 km - [info] (275 km)46 km al NO de Los Vilos[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 25 Apr 22:52 UTCM 3.8 / 32 km - [info] (279 km)OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 25 Apr 23:31 UTCM 3.3 / 25 km - [info] (204 km)OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 26 Apr
Wed, 26 Apr 00:56 UTCM 3.6 / 33.4 km - [info] (341 km)112 km al O de Los Vilos
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 27 Apr
Thu, 27 Apr 05:46 UTCM 3.1 / 14.6 km - [info] (219 km)48 km al NO de Valparaíso[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 27 Apr 11:16 UTCM 3.0 / 25 km - [info] (282 km)59 km al O de Los Vilos[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 29 Apr
Sat, 29 Apr 22:15 UTCM 4.1 / 35.4 km - [info] (303 km)37 km al O de Canela Baja
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 30 Apr
Sun, 30 Apr 18:40 UTCM 2.7 / 18.2 km - [info] (204 km)14 km al N de Mina Los Pelambres[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 1 May
Mon, 1 May 07:36 UTCM 3.1 / 56.2 km - [info] (157 km)15 km al E de La Ligua[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 1 May 13:48 UTCM 2.8 / 106 km - [info] (277 km)26 km al NE de Combarbalá[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 1 May 15:25 UTCM 3.1 / 50 km - [info] (267 km)COQUIMBO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Mon, 1 May 18:17 UTCM 2.6 / 20 km - [info] (209 km)40 km al NO de Valparaíso
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 2 May
Tue, 2 May 03:41 UTCM 3.5 / 34.1 km - [info] (334 km)48 km al O de Punitaqui
I FELT IT
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 2 May 10:28 UTCM 3.5 / 64.4 km - [info] (308 km)10 km al SE de Punitaqui[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 2 May 17:36 UTCM 2.9 / 19.9 km - [info] (231 km)17 km al SO de Los Vilos
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 2 May 18:11 UTCM 2.6 / 47.2 km - [info] (223 km)8 km al SE de Los Vilos
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Tue, 2 May 23:25 UTCM 2.7 / 39.8 km - [info] (246 km)73 km al O de Valparaíso
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 3 May
Wed, 3 May 02:55 UTCM 2.6 / 12.7 km - [info] (223 km)43 km al SO de Los Vilos
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 3 May 07:57 UTCM 2.7 / 20.4 km - [info] (239 km)68 km al NO de Valparaíso
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 3 May 22:35 UTCM 3.2 / 21.7 km - [info] (171 km)26 km al NO de Quillota
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 5 May
Fri, 5 May 04:42 UTCM 3.9 / 24 km - [info] (214 km)44 km al NO de Valparaíso
[Map]
GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 5 May 04:45 UTCM 3.6 / 17 km - [info] (219 km)OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 5 May 04:47 UTCM 3.0 / 25 km - [info] (212 km)OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE
[Map]
EMSC

 

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