Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 122 km southwest of Coquimbo, Chile, on Tuesday, 1 August 2017 at 01:25 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
1 Aug 02:46 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Depth: 35.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.551°S / 72.405°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 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||93 km al O de Tongoy||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.