Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of San Antonio, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 20 April 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.
Depth: 36.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.01°S / 72.299°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Palomo (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) NNW of Los Navegantes (Provincia de Cardenal Caro) (pop: 231) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SW of Quilpue (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) W of Rancagua (pop: 212,700) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) WSW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) WSW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NNW of Talca (pop: 197,500) --> 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
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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.