Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 34 km northwest of Lebu, Provincia de Arauco, Region del Biobio, Chile, on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 06:26 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 30 km depth
16 Jul 06:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.37°S / 73.9°W↗ (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Antipode: 37.37°N / 106.1°E↗
Nearest volcano: Callaqui (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NW of Lebu (Arauco) (pop: 22,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Curanilahue (Arauco) (pop: 30,600) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Arauco (pop: 24,700) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NW of Cañete (Arauco) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Lota (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Coronel (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Chiguayante (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Concepcion (pop: 215,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Talcahuano (pop: 253,000) --> See nearby quakes!
526 km (327 mi) SSW of Santiago (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||30 km||OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE||EMSC|
|2.8||30 km||Chile: 34 Km Al NO De Lebu||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.