Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 44 km northwest of Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 15 April 2021 at 13:21 (GMT) -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Chile| Region de Valparaiso | Santiago Metropolitan
Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 21 km depth
15 Apr 13:54 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 33 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 13:21:09 UTC -
Depth: 20.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.692°S / 71.865°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of Quilpue (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) W of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) WNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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.
|2.6||21 km||46 Km Al NO De Valparaíso, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
|2.6||21 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.