Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 86 km southwest of San Antonio, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 07:49 GMT -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 31 km depth
20 Apr 08:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 28 minutes.
|Date & time||Apr 20, 2021 07:49:59 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||33.994°S / 72.4°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)|
|Antipode||33.994°N / 107.6°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||GUG (U. Chile)|
|Nearest volcano||Palomo (205 km / 127 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||86 km (53 mi) WSW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
88 km (55 mi) SW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
119 km (74 mi) NW of Santa Cruz (Colchagua) (pop: 33,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
173 km (107 mi) WSW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.9||31 km||53 Km Al O De Navidad, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
|2.9||31 km||OFFSHORE O'HIGGINS, CHILE||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.