Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 44 km northwest of Concepcion, Region del Biobio, Chile, on Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 1:25 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 44 km northwest of Concepcion, Region del Biobio, Chile, on Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 1:25 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 29 km depth

21 Mar 18:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
21 Mar 18:38: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 21 Mar 2021 18:25:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 1:25 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 28.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.52°S / 73.366°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Nevados de Chillán (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) NW of Talcahuano (pop: 253,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WNW of Tomé (pop: 46,700) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NW of Penco (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) NW of Concepcion (pop: 215,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NW of Chiguayante (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Coronel (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNW of Lota (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) N of Arauco (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (256 mi) SW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (262 mi) SW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22°C (72 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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3.829 km44 Km Al NO De Concepción, ChileGUG (U. Chile)

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