Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 10.7 km west of Arauco, Region del Biobio, Chile, on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 06:43 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 31 km depth
17 May 07:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 30.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.252°S / 73.438°W↗ (Region del Biobio, Chile)
Antipode: 37.252°N / 106.562°E↗
Nearest volcano: Antuco (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) W of Arauco (Biobío) (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Curanilahue (Arauco, Biobío) (pop: 30,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SW of Lota (Biobío) (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SW of Coronel (Biobío) (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Lebu (Arauco, Biobío) (pop: 22,300) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Chiguayante (Biobío) (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SW of Concepcion (Biobío) (pop: 215,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SSW of Talcahuano (Biobío) (pop: 253,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Penco (Biobío) (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
492 km (306 mi) SSW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||31 km||Chile: 11 Km Al O De Arauco||GUG (U. Chile)|
|3.6||31 km||BIO-BIO, CHILE||EMSC|
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