Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 75 km southwest of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile, on 19 Apr 9:05 am (GMT -4) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 75 km southwest of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile, on 19 Apr 9:05 am (GMT -4)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 37 km depth

19 Apr 13:26 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 21 minutes.
19 Apr 13:26: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
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19 Apr 16:18: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 36.4 to 37.2 km (from 23 to 23 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 19 Apr 2021 13:05:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 19 Apr 9:05 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 37.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.02°S / 72.26°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Palomo (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Los Navegantes (Provincia de Cardenal Caro) (pop: 231) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) SW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of Quilpue (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) W of Rancagua (pop: 212,700) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) WSW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 14.7°C (58 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
unknownn/aNear Santiago de Chile, Santiago Metropolitan, ChileVolcanoDiscovery
5.137 km40 Km Al O De Navidad, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
5.023 kmOff Coast of Central ChileGFZ
5.110 kmOFFSHORE O'HIGGINS, CHILEEMSC
5.010 km80 Km WSW of San Antonio, ChileUSGS
5.020 km39 Km Al O De Navidad, ChileINPRES
5.110 kmOff Coast of Central ChileUSP

User reports for this quake (14)

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Talca centro (167.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Se sintió un balanceo horizontal suave | 2 users found this interesting.  
Santiago, la Reina (169.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : I felt noise more than movement | One user found this interesting.  
Santiago chile (158.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s : Laying bed, started shaking and things in the room moved slightly then stopped  
161.3 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
San Antonio / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
340.3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Santiago / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 20-30 s
Requinoa, Rancagua / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 15-20 s
Rengo, Chile / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 20-30 s
Las Cabras / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
98.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
128.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
El Convento, Santo Domingo, Valparaíso (63.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s (reported through our app)
165.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (100 quakes):
  • 04 Jun 2021 09:18 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    22.4 km (13.9 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 Jun 2021 09:13 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    11.7 km (7.3 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 Jun 2021 07:20 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    33.6 km (20.9 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 May 2021 14:02 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 May 2021 09:37 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    21.9 km (13.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 May 2021 15:20 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    41.9 km (26 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Apr 2021 21:53 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    35.4 km (22 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Apr 2021 21:50 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    36.2 km (22.5 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Apr 2021 21:48 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Apr 2021 18:34 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    27.7 km (17.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Apr 2021 18:25 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    31.2 km (19.4 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 Apr 2021 08:02 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    22.9 km (14.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 Apr 2021 06:59 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    24.1 km (15 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Apr 2021 06:39 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Apr 2021 06:24 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    16.7 km (10.4 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Apr 2021 06:21 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    15.8 km (9.8 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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