Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 79 km south of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Thursday, 22 April 2021 at 21:56 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 100 km depth
22 Apr 22:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.06°S / 70.17°W (Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: El Solo (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) S of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) WNW of Vinchina (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
602 km (374 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.8||1 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|2.8||1 km||64 Km Al S De Tierra Amarilla, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.