Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of San Antonio, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 21 April 2021 at 15:41 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 23 km depth
21 Apr 16:10 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 29 minutes.
Depth: 22.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.077°S / 72.239°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Palomo (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 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!
102 km (63 mi) NW of Santa Cruz (Colchagua) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WSW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) W of Rancagua (pop: 212,700) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.9||23 km||40 Km Al O De Navidad, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
|2.9||23 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.