Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 130 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 10:38 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 105 km depth
28 Jul 11:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 22 minutes.
Depth: 105.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.446°S / 69.015°W↗ (Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile)
Antipode: 27.446°N / 110.985°E↗
Nearest volcano: El Solo (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) E of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) W of Fiambala (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NNW of Vinchina (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) W of Londres (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) W of La Puerta de San José (Departamento de Belén, Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
687 km (427 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||105 km||Chile: 123 Km Al E De Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.