Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 13 Km Al N De Los Vilos, Chile, on 17 Oct 6:52 am (GMT -3) -

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - 13 Km Al N De Los Vilos, Chile, on 17 Oct 6:52 am (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 35 km depth

17 Oct 10:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
17 Oct 10:08: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
17 Oct 10:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.1 to 34.9 km (from 18.7 to 22 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.9 km (1.2 mi) towards SSW.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 09:52:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 Oct 6:52 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 34.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.796°S / 71.508°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) N of La Angostura (Provincia de Choapa)
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800)
51 km (32 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300)
78 km (48 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900)
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (Quillota) (pop: 49,100)
123 km (77 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800)
137 km (85 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Provincia de Valparaiso) (pop: 294,600)
202 km (125 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 10.4°C (51 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from S
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 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.
M 2.935 km13 Km Al N De Los Vilos, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
M 2.935 km37 Km WSW of Illapel, ChileEMSC

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