Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 28 km southwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 28 April 2017 at 15:30 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, 11 km west of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, 24 April 2017 21:38 GMT, which had occurred 4 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 28 km southwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 28 April 2017 at 15:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 13 km depth

28 Apr 15:34 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Apr 28 15:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 13.0 km.
Apr 28 15:45: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.9.
Date & time: 28 Apr 2017 15:30:06 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.23°S / 71.82°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) SW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.913 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
M 5.919 km OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILEEMSC
M 5.817 km41 km al NO de El TaboGUG (U. Chile)
M 5.920 km- 41km SW of Valparaiso, ChileUSGS

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Santiago, Providencia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santiago (118.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Santiago (112.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
377.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
114.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Concon (44.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago, Chile (114.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
40 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Concon (44.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago (111.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : En un 12° piso se mueve bastante (reported through our app)
Providencia, Santiago (114.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
valparaiso city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santiago (110.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santiago de Chile (119 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
139.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Las condes (117.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
110.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago maipu (102.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
117.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Vina Odfjell / Weak shaking (MMI III)
116.3 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago (117.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
santiago / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Peñalolén (121.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
136 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 39 km NE of epicenter) : Me preocupe un poco, pero solo paso... (reported through EMSC)
Talca (Chile, 245 km S of epicenter) : Movimiento leve. VII Región, talca. (reported through EMSC)
Curicó (Chile, 204 km S of epicenter) : En Curicó movimiento de Vaivén leve, que de todas formas asusta. (reported through EMSC)
Puente Alto (Chile, 131 km E of epicenter) : Se sintio (reported through EMSC)
La Reina (Chile, 131 km E of epicenter) : Se sintió levemente y evacuaron el edificio (reported through EMSC)
La Florida (Chile, 130 km E of epicenter) : Muy leve... Aunque sostenido por algunos segundos (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 126 km E of epicenter) : Piso 6 en manque heSe.movio astante (reported through EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile, 124 km E of epicenter) : Leve movimiento y largo (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 124 km E of epicenter) : Only small rumbling but it lasted 30 seconds or so... picture frames were wobbling. Door was rattling... (reported through EMSC)
Vitacura (Chile, 123 km E of epicenter) : todo bien! (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 123 km E of epicenter) : Piso 21 de un edificio construido en 2000 (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 119 km E of epicenter) : Este fue uno los muchos que se han sentido estos ultimos días (reported through EMSC)
Huechuraba (Chile, 118 km E of epicenter) : En Santiago muy fuerte se sintió (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 118 km E of epicenter) : Felt it. (reported through EMSC)
Quinta Normal (Chile, 114 km E of epicenter) : Fue salvaje (reported through EMSC)
Maipú (Chile, 111 km E of epicenter) : Weak, but long. (reported through EMSC)
Isla de Maipo (Chile, 111 km SE of epicenter) : Sin ruido (reported through EMSC)
Melipilla (Chile, 80 km SE of epicenter) : Lo senti pero mantuve la calma. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 80 km NE of epicenter) : Fuerticimooooo (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 50 km E of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 42 km NE of epicenter) : En viña del mar también se sintió un poco fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Valparaíso (Chile, 36 km NE of epicenter) : Movimiento fuerte sin caída de objetos (reported through EMSC)
Valparaíso (Chile, 34 km NE of epicenter) : fuerte y largo ruidoso (reported through EMSC)
Penaflor (Chile, 104 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento de larga duración, mucho ruido y fuerte (reported through EMSC)
La Cisterna (Chile, 112 km E of epicenter) : Movimento lieve...nessun danno, solo oggetti che si muovevano. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 110 km E of epicenter) : Long Earthquacke but anything broken (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 110 km E of epicenter) : Se sintió suave y sin ruido, solo los crujidos del departamento (reported through EMSC)
Maipú (Chile, 104 km E of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 35 km NE of epicenter) : Súper largo y fuerte en viña del mar Y la gente como si nada jajajaja chile po (reported through EMSC)
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