Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 60 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 7:58 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
22 Feb 22:14 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 2 hours and 16 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Feb 2021 19:58:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 22 Feb 2021 7:58 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 32.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32°S / 71.64°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.7||33 km||16 Km Al SO De Los Vilos, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
|2.7||32 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.