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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 13 June 2019

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 13 June 2019
13 Jun 16:15 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 13 June 2019 16:12 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.64°S / 71.54°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) W of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
143 km (89 mi) NW of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
147 km (92 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
175 km (109 mi) NW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
185 km (115 mi) SW of Copiapó (pop: 129,300)
542 km (337 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 13 Jun 16:12 UTCM 5.0 / 65 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Paiguano (150.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
539.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
142.2 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 13 Jun 2019 16:12

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 21 Jun 2019 08:06 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    55.1 km (34.2 mi) depth
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 18 Jun 2019 17:18 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    35.9 km (22.3 mi) depth
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Jun 2019 01:32 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    37.3 km (23.2 mi) depth
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 13 June 2019

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