Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of San Antonio, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 14:42 GMT -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 37 km depth
20 Apr 14:58 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 15 minutes.
|Date & time||Apr 20, 2021 14:42:38 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||34.01°S / 72.299°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)|
|Antipode||34.01°N / 107.701°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||GUG (U. Chile)|
|Nearest volcano||Palomo (196 km / 122 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||79 km (49 mi) SW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
82 km (51 mi) SW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
106 km (66 mi) WSW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
111 km (69 mi) NW of Santa Cruz (Colchagua) (pop: 33,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
165 km (102 mi) WSW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.6||37 km||44 Km Al O De Navidad, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
|2.6||36 km||OFFSHORE O'HIGGINS, CHILE||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.