Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km west of Talcahuano, Provincia de Concepcion, Region del Biobio, Chile, on 16/06/2020 21:50:40

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km west of Talcahuano, Provincia de Concepcion, Region del Biobio, Chile, on 16/06/2020 21:50:40

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

17 Jun 00:56 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 33.0 km.
Date & time: Jun 17, 2020 00:50:40 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 16/06/2020 21:50:40
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.595°S / 73.658°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode: 36.595°N / 106.342°E
Nearest volcano: Nevados de Chillán (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Talcahuano (pop: 253,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Concepcion (pop: 215,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Penco (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) W of Tomé (pop: 46,700) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WNW of Chiguayante (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NW of Coronel (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Lota (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of Arauco (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) W of Chillan (pop: 150,400) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) SW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.033 kmCHILE (Argentina)INPRES
4.723 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
5.112 km5.1 Offshore Bio-bio, ChileEMSC
4.929 km20 km al NO de Concepción (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
4.824 km12 km NNW of Talcahuano, ChileUSGS

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Concepción población Lorenzo arenas 2 (57.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Ruido muy fuerte como rugido se sintió desde arriba, como si arrastrasen algo pesado sobre el techo y más arriba, fuerte pero corto, indi (reported through our app)  
near Coihueco, Punilla, Ñuble (154.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Concepcion, Biobío (57.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Concepción (60.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Concepcion, Biobío (55.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Concepcion, Biobío (59.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Talcahuano, Provincia de Concepción, Biobío (51.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Chillán / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sentí como mi cama y mi televisión se movían suavemente  
Talcahuano, Chile / Weak shaking (MMI III)
concepcion, chile / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Talcahuano, chile / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Concepcion / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Providencia (Chile, 425 km NE of epicenter) : Leve, sólo movimiento de colgantes (reported through EMSC)  
Temuco (Chile, 236 km S of epicenter) : Leve. (reported through EMSC)  
Talca (Chile, 190 km NE of epicenter) : Muy leve, casi imperceptible en Talca (reported through EMSC)  
Coronel (Chile, 37 km S of epicenter) : Movimiento en lamparas (reported through EMSC)  
Concepción (Chile, 21 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte sonido previo.. (reported through EMSC)  
Concepción (Chile, 21 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió con ruido fuerte y después se sintió el remezon (reported through EMSC)  
Concepción (Chile, 21 km S of epicenter) : Mucho ruido y largo. (reported through EMSC)  
Concepción (Chile, 21 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió ruido y luego el remezon (reported through EMSC)  
Concepción (Chile, 21 km S of epicenter) : Con ruido (reported through EMSC)  
Tomé (Chile, 16 km E of epicenter) : Dichato se sintió (reported through EMSC)  
Penco (Chile, 16 km SE of epicenter) : Ruido (reported through EMSC)  
Talcahuano (Chile, 8 km S of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Talcahuano (Chile, 8 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte y largo tiempo (reported through EMSC)  
Talcahuano (Chile, 8 km S of epicenter) : Temblor al menos de grado 5 con sonido subterráneo (reported through EMSC)  
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