Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Region del Biobio, 44 km west of Chillan, Diguillin, Ñuble, Chile, on Saturday, 8 May 2021 at 09:31 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 58 km depth
8 May 11:44 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Depth: 58.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.685°S / 72.587°W (Region del Biobio, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Nevados de Chillán (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Bulnes (Provincia de Diguillín, Ñuble) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Tomé (Biobío) (pop: 46,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) E of Penco (Biobío) (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Cabrero (Biobio, Biobío) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Concepcion (Biobío) (pop: 215,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Talcahuano (Biobío) (pop: 253,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Chiguayante (Biobío) (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NE of Coronel (Biobío) (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NE of Lota (Biobío) (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) SSW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||58 km||42 Km Al NO De Cabrero, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
|2.8||58 km||BIO-BIO, CHILE||EMSC|
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.