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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 48 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 11:55 GMT

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 48 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 11:55 GMT Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 48 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 11:55 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 23 km depth

25 Jun 11:59 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jun 25 12:01: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 23.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 25, 2020 11:55:02 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.1
Depth23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.24°S / 71.68°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode32.24°N / 108.32°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt35 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoTupungatito (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities48 km (30 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (57 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
166 km (103 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
184 km (114 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.123 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
5.313 kmOCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina) (Chile)INPRES
5.210 kmOffshore Valparaiso, ChileEMSC
5.224 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGeoAu
5.210 km65 km WNW of La Ligua, ChileUSGS
5.241 km40 km al SO de Los Vilos (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
5.210 kmNear Coast of Central ChileUSP

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Buincito n_n (187.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Hermano casi me votó de la cama, hermano. Nadie se dió cuenta, nadie dijo nada hermano, hermanito, hermanable (reported through our app)  
Concon (77.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : First floor, all moved, no fitting problems  
Peñaflor, Provincia de Talagante, Santiago Metropolitan (169.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
near Chicureo Abajo, Provincia de Chacabuco, Santiago Metropolitan (161.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Santiago (172.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La serena,reguion de Coquimbo (258.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Fue muy leve pero duro muchísimo (reported through our app)  
near Puente Alto, Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago Metropolitan (187.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Santiago (174.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
near Puente Alto, Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago Metropolitan (187.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Concón (79 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping, woke up and felt my bed shaking.  
Monte Patria, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region (184.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Chicureo Abajo, Provincia de Chacabuco, Santiago Metropolitan (152.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La Serena (55.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santiago (168.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago (163.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Viña del Mar, Provincia de Valparaíso, Valparaíso (87.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santiago (165.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Santiago (174.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Vina del Mar, Chile (54.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Valparaiso (89.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Valparaíso, Valparaíso (89.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
near Santiago (162.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Providencia, RM, CHile (165.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Hacienda La Calera, Provincia de Quillota, Valparaíso (76.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Lo Prado, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan (160.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Melipilla / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Estaba viendo noticias internacionales en internet y se movió la casa ligeramente. No sentí que nadie de mi familia se despertara por ello.  
Villa alemana / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calera de Tango / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Villa alemana / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pasaje padre Hurtado / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Algarrobo Norte / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (24 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Aug 22, 2020 19:02
1 year 45 weeks ago
2.5

34 km
South Pacific Ocean, 64 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Aug 21, 2020 09:12
1 year 45 weeks ago
2.8

42 km
South Pacific Ocean, 57 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Aug 18, 2020 03:35
1 year 45 weeks ago
2.6

36 km
South Pacific Ocean, 53 km W of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Aug 18, 2020 03:04
1 year 45 weeks ago
3.8

24 km
South Pacific Ocean, 75 km N of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Aug 18, 2020 03:04
1 year 45 weeks ago
3.9

20 km
South Pacific Ocean, 74 km N of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Aug 18, 2020 00:44
1 year 45 weeks ago
3.6

16 km
South Pacific Ocean, 56 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Aug 16, 2020 01:32
1 year 46 weeks ago
2.8

24 km
South Pacific Ocean, 58 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Aug 13, 2020 15:07
1 year 46 weeks ago
3.4

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 54 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Aug 5, 2020 10:32
1 year 47 weeks ago
2.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 37 km W of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Aug 5, 2020 07:47
1 year 47 weeks ago
2.6

24 km
South Pacific Ocean, 53 km W of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jul 29, 2020 08:40
1 year 48 weeks ago
3.0

23 km
South Pacific Ocean, 53 km W of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jul 26, 2020 19:16
1 year 49 weeks ago
2.8

11 km
South Pacific Ocean, 64 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jul 26, 2020 17:46
1 year 49 weeks ago
2.5

20 km
South Pacific Ocean, 70 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jul 25, 2020 15:13
1 year 49 weeks ago
2.5

24 km
South Pacific Ocean, 53 km W of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jul 20, 2020 19:52
1 year 49 weeks ago
3.0

42 km
South Pacific Ocean, 69 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jul 11, 2020 03:04
1 year 51 weeks ago
2.7

27 km
South Pacific Ocean, 51 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jul 10, 2020 08:58
1 year 51 weeks ago
2.5

15 km
South Pacific Ocean, 53 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jul 7, 2020 15:14
1 year 51 weeks ago
2.7

20 km
South Pacific Ocean, 52 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jul 7, 2020 13:03
1 year 51 weeks ago
2.9

22 km
South Pacific Ocean, 49 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jul 3, 2020 18:09
1 year 52 weeks ago
3.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 49 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jun 25, 2020 16:38
2 years ago
3.7

37 km
South Pacific Ocean, 49 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jun 25, 2020 13:05
2 years ago
2.7

29 km
South Pacific Ocean, 43 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jun 25, 2020 12:58
2 years ago
3.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 49 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Jun 25, 2020 12:00
2 years ago
2.9

39 km
South Pacific Ocean, 45 km NW of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore

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