Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 34 km north of Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 at 19:22 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 21 km depth
11 Jul 19:38 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 21.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.743°S / 71.746°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) N of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||21 km||36 km al NO de Valparaíso||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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.