Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 51 km west of Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 12 August 2017 at 13:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 24 km depth
12 Aug 14:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 24.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.999°S / 72.177°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) W of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) W of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WSW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||24 km||53 km al O 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.