Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 38 Km Al O De La Serena on Thursday, 20 July 2017 at 14:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
20 Jul 15:02 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 21 minutes.
Depth: 35.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.927°S / 71.642°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) W of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) W of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||35 km||38 km al O de La Serena||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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.