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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 30 August 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 30 August 2018
30 Aug 21:56 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 30 August 2018 21:43 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.47°S / 71.29°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of La Ligua (pop: 24,900)
36 km (22 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100)
46 km (29 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800)
66 km (41 mi) NE of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600)
125 km (78 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
143 km (89 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 30 Aug 21:43 UTCM 5.0 / 56 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
Thu, 30 Aug 21:43 UTCM 4.7 / 52 kmVALPARAISO, CHILEEMSC
Thu, 30 Aug 21:43 UTCM 4.8 / 55.5 km6 Km Al N De La LiguaGUG (U. Chile)
2018-08-30 17:43:39 -04:00 (30 Aug 21:43:39 UTC)M 4.8 / 45.4 km- 6km NNW of La Ligua, ChileUSGS

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126.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
123.5 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Valparaíso / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Santiago de Chile, Recoleta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
santiago (123.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : weak shaking on 6th floor of hotel.
123.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
124.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Santiago, Las Condes / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
116.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Temblor leve (reported through our app)
Santiago, Barrio Lastarria / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Like a bomb explosion under the ground, deep. Bed moved a bit. Low noise. Very quick.
Santiago / Light shaking (MMI IV)
132.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Santiago (128.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Nueva aurora (68.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Movimiento no ocilante....mas bien una primera sacudida y luego vibracion prolongada.....las plantas se movían sin ocilar (reported through our app)
Portillo / Weak shaking (MMI III) : On 4th floor, 3 people felt soft rocking while sitting on beds- as if someone was pushing bed back and forth.
Valparaíso / Weak shaking (MMI III)
124.9 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Santiago de Chile Vitacura / Weak shaking (MMI III)
233.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Valparaiso / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santiago / Light shaking (MMI IV)
129.6 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
313.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
128.6 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : En STGO fue suave (reported through our app)
122.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking noticeable while seated on 8th floor (reported through our app)
Quilpue (67.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Quilicura (Chile, 117 km SE of epicenter) : Duro unos buenos segundos se movió harto y mucho ruido (reported through EMSC)
Santiago (Chile, 131 km SE of epicenter) : Ruido y vibraciones (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 127 km SE of epicenter) : Se me movió. Pero corto (reported through EMSC)
Vitacura (Chile, 126 km SE of epicenter) : Muy leve, en un tercer piso. (reported through EMSC)
Recoleta (Chile, 123 km SE of epicenter) : Muy suave (reported through EMSC)
Curimon (Chile, 66 km SE of epicenter) : San Felipe, V región cordillera, largo y ruidoso (reported through EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile, 270 km NW of epicenter) : Suave y breve (reported through EMSC)
Rancagua (Chile, 202 km S of epicenter) : Casi imperceptible en Rancagua (reported through EMSC)
Rancagua (Chile, 201 km S of epicenter) : Suave (reported through EMSC)
Buin (Chile, 153 km S of epicenter) : Fue super piola. 5.0 al NE de la ligua (reported through EMSC)
Puente Alto (Chile, 145 km SE of epicenter) : Soy de Pte.Alto y se sintió con un movimiento suave y corto, pero perfectamente audible. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 142 km S of epicenter) : Largo sin ruido (reported through EMSC)
Macul (Chile, 134 km SE of epicenter) : Un moviento corto pero intenso en Santiago (reported through EMSC)
La Cisterna (Chile, 133 km S of epicenter) : Breve y fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Peñalolén (Chile, 132 km SE of epicenter) : No lo sentí, solo un movimiento vaivén. Suave (reported through EMSC)
La Reina (Chile, 131 km SE of epicenter) : Casi imperceptible; La Reina, Santiago. (reported through EMSC)
Maipú (Chile, 130 km S of epicenter) : Más ruido que movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Cartagena (Chile, 129 km S of epicenter) : Cartagena, sismo. De menor intensidad (reported through EMSC)
Maipú (Chile, 129 km S of epicenter) : Me asusta,,, lo sentí (reported through EMSC)
Los Cerrillos (Chile, 129 km S of epicenter) : Casi imperceptible (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 128 km SE of epicenter) : Sismo mediana a leve intensidad en Santiago, Las Condes (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 127 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento brusco (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 126 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió en las Condes, corto y ruidoso. (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 126 km SE of epicenter) : Nope, didn't feel a thing; I was mopping the floor at the time. Maybe if i was sitting down I would have felt it. Floor's finally clean!! (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 126 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento mediano corta duracion, Santiago (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 126 km SE of epicenter) : For a minuto here, I thought I was just feeling dizzy, but my family WhatsApped me to ask whether I'd felt a slight earthquake. I'd venture it was felt at no higher than 4 in Santiago, Chile (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 126 km SE of epicenter) : Muy suave (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 126 km SE of epicenter) : Short 9th floor (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 126 km SE of epicenter) : Meh. Pequeño ruido, es obvio que Chile se va a llevar el premiado otra vez, así como van las cosas en Oceanía y compañía. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 126 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte y muy largo.. parecido a uno de los que anteceden a terremoto. (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 126 km SE of epicenter) : Not terribly strong here, but quite noticeable. (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 125 km SE of epicenter) : Fue corto, pero me asuste. En Santiago. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 125 km SE of epicenter) : Superficial (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 125 km SE of epicenter) : Gentle shaking - long-ish (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 125 km SE of epicenter) : Se movio su poco (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 125 km SE of epicenter) : En Santiago leve (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 125 km SE of epicenter) : Temblor relativamente suave pero extensi (reported through EMSC)
Santiago (Chile, 125 km SE of epicenter) : Suave movimiento en Santiago... la puerta se movia (reported through EMSC)
Vitacura (Chile, 124 km SE of epicenter) : No lo sentí tan fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 124 km SE of epicenter) : En las condes se sintió leve (reported through EMSC)
Vitacura (Chile, 123 km SE of epicenter) : Long, but not bad yet. (reported through EMSC)
Recoleta (Chile, 123 km SE of epicenter) : Suave y ruido (reported through EMSC)
Renca (Chile, 120 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió más por el ruido que por el movimiento leve . (reported through EMSC)
Colina (Chile, 108 km SE of epicenter) : se sacudió fuerte pero corto (reported through EMSC)
Casablanca (Chile, 106 km S of epicenter) : Casablanca, Valparaiso. Se sintió moderado (reported through EMSC)
Colina (Chile, 105 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento fuerte y cortó grado 4 a 5 mercalli (reported through EMSC)
Batuco (Chile, 98 km S of epicenter) : Fue horrible, fue horrible... (reported through EMSC)
Valparaíso (Chile, 81 km SW of epicenter) : Duró más de lo usual y se movió mucho (reported through EMSC)
Valparaíso (Chile, 80 km SW of epicenter) : Vibración suave, duró casi un minuto. Con ruido subterráneo moderado. (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 76 km SW of epicenter) : Muy largo y fuerte en el quinto piso hospital Gustavo Frike. (reported through EMSC)
Quilpué (Chile, 76 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte!!! (reported through EMSC)
Quilpué (Chile, 76 km S of epicenter) : Suave (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 75 km SW of epicenter) : Piso 17 muy largo se movió todo el departamento, las lámparas y las cortinas (reported through EMSC)
Quilpué (Chile, 75 km S of epicenter) : Largo, pero se sintió suave. (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 75 km SW of epicenter) : Sacudida fuerte en Viña del Mar (reported through EMSC)
Quilpué (Chile, 74 km S of epicenter) : Leve movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Villa Alemana (Chile, 73 km S of epicenter) : Estaba viendo televisión y derrepente se empieza a mover mi casa de madera y venía fuerte y cada ves más fuerte hasta que paro pereciera que iba a venir un terrmoto fuerte menos mal que no paso (reported through EMSC)
Los Andes (Chile, 73 km SE of epicenter) : Los Andes, fue largo y grado 5 aproximado.... (reported through EMSC)
Villa Alemana (Chile, 73 km S of epicenter) : Mucho ruido precedente al sismo (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 71 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte ruido subterráneo (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 64 km S of epicenter) : Short (reported through EMSC)
Quillota (Chile, 51 km S of epicenter) : Ruido muy fuerte subterráneo y largo (reported through EMSC)
Calera (Chile, 42 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte ruido (reported through EMSC)
Cabildo (Chile, 12 km E of epicenter) : Sólo ruido muy fuerte. (reported through EMSC)
La Ligua (Chile, 5 km SW of epicenter) : Felt strong in La Ligua. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 30 Aug 2018 21:43

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 06 Oct 2018 01:27 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    60.2 km (37.4 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 31 Aug 2018 12:25 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    54.1 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details

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