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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 16 March 2019

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Saturday, 16 March 2019
Mar 16 18:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.3.
Mar 16 18:31: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 28.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 16 March 2019 18:06 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.72°S / 71.53°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (361 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 16 Mar 2019
Sat, 16 Mar 18:06 UTCM 5.2 / 15 kmOffshore Coquimbo, ChileEMSC
Sat, 16 Mar 18:06 UTCM 5.2 / 36.7 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGeoAu
Sat, 16 Mar 18:06 UTCM 5.1 / 53.4 km30km NW of Coquimbo, ChileUSGS
Sat, 16 Mar 18:06 UTCM 5.1 / 45.1 km22 km al NO de La Serena (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 16 Mar 18:06 UTCM 5.1 / 53 kmNear Coast of Central ChileUSP

"I felt it" reports:
Ovalle (102 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
Vicuna / MMI IV (Light shaking)
La Serena, Av Pacifico / MMI III (Weak shaking): 10-15 s felt on 2nd floor of apartment building near the shore
La Serena, down town / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We began to feel a movenment under our feets and then buildings light shaking
(102 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
La serena / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It felt like it moved diferently, like sideways instead of up and down
Coquimbo / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
La Serena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
coquimbo / MMI VI (Strong shaking): fuerte movimiento y de larga duración
(39.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
la Serena / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(30.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Fuerte , pero de corto tiempo (via app)
La Serena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ñuñoa (Chile) (415 km S from epicenter)(no details): Waa sitting on my chair, eating and the chair trembled a little bit. (via EMSC)
La Florida (Chile) (431 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte movimiento, oscilante y bastante largo. (via EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile) (59 km S from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio fuerte y corto. (via EMSC)
La Serena (Chile) (34 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento de objetos sin caídas, todos se dieron cuenta del movimiento (via EMSC)
La Serena (Chile) (34 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte en el edificio !! (via EMSC)

 

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