Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - South Pacific Ocean, 396 km NNW of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, domingo, 08 ene. 2017

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - South Pacific Ocean, 396 km NNW of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, domingo, 08 ene. 2017

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 at 10 km depth

8 Jan 00:39 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 5 minutos.
Jan 8 00:44: Magnitud recalculada de 5.0 a 5.1.
Jan 8 00:46: Magnitud recalculada de 5.1 a 5.0.
Fecha & hora: 8 Jan 2017 00:33:48 UTC
Magnitud: 5
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 30.13°S / 72.13°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km al OSO de Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
88 km al OSO de La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
104 km al ONO de Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
191 km al NNO de Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
218 km al SO de Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
327 km al N de Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
327 km al N de Valparaíso (pop: 282,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
354 km al SSO de Copiapó (pop: 129,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
396 km al NNO de Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
414 km al NNO de Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.010 kmOff Coast of Central ChileGFZ
M 4.82 kmOFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 5.043 km48 km al O de TongoyGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.810.7 km- 88km WSW of Coquimbo, ChileUSGS

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 21 Feb 2017 17:41 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    48 km (29.8 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Feb 2017 15:06 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    22.7 km (14.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 20 Feb 2017 10:18 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Feb 2017 13:33 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    43.7 km (27.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 16 Feb 2017 07:02 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 09 Feb 2017 09:42 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    59 km (36.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Feb 2017 11:49 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    31.8 km (19.8 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 23 Jan 2017 06:02 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    42.7 km (26.5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details

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