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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 18 March 2015
Mar 18 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 20.0 km.
Date & time: Wed, 18 Mar 18:27:31 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.07°S / 73.24°W (Chili)
Nearest volcano: Nevados de Chillán (188 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 18 Mar 2015
Wed, 18 Mar 18:27 UTCM 6.2 / 2 kmOFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILEEMSC
Wed, 18 Mar 18:27 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km82km NNW of Talcahuano, ChileUSGS
Wed, 18 Mar 18:27 UTCM 6.3 / 23 km121 km al O de CobquecuraGUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 18 Mar 18:27 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmNW of Talcahuano, ChileGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Concepcion, Chile / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Coliumo Tome / MMI IV (Light shaking): light shanking but lasted a long time no damage unlike the last big one.
Coliumo Tome / MMI IV (Light shaking): light shanking but lasted a long time no damage unlike the last big one.
chillan, Condo Building (118.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): scary, still shaken up,
concepción / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
concepcion (85.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Concepcion (Chile) (93 km SE from epicenter)(no details): El depto se muvio fuerte, 9piso.Muchos otros simsos, más pequeños, después el primero (via EMSC)
Temuco (Chile) (300 km S from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió como un paso de un auto, pero si se sintió un cosquilleo en los pies. (via EMSC)
Penco (Chile) (79 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte se movio el piso (via EMSC)
Concepcion (Chile) (96 km S from epicenter)(no details): Aprox 6 (via EMSC)
Tomé (Chile) (79 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The walls were shaking and we left the building. But nothing really happened. (via EMSC)
Tomé (Chile) (79 km SE from epicenter)(no details): there were more than one, there were about 5, but the 1st one was the strongest (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 20 Jun 2015
Sat, 20 Jun 02:10 UTCM 6.4 / 10 km - [info]Near Coast of Central Chile[Map]GFZ
Sun, 27 Dec 2015
Sun, 27 Dec 03:30 UTCM 3.1 / 17 km - [info]OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sun, 27 Dec 03:48 UTCM 2.7 / 28 km - [info]OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sat, 9 Jan 2016
Sat, 9 Jan 20:40 UTCM 3.8 / 39.1 km - [info]17 km al E de Constitución[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 10 Jan 2016
Sun, 10 Jan 04:36 UTCM 4.9 / 49 km - [info]Near Coast of Central Chile[Map]GFZ
Fri, 15 Jan 2016
Fri, 15 Jan 00:03 UTCM 3.3 / 30.8 km - [info]46 km al N de Cobquecura[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 16 Jan 2016
Sat, 16 Jan 00:37 UTCM 4.0 / 67.4 km - [info]39 km al NO de Cabrero[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 20 Jan 2016
Wed, 20 Jan 05:01 UTCM 4.0 / 22 km - [info]OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Fri, 22 Jan 2016
Fri, 22 Jan 12:07 UTCM 3.9 / 15 km - [info]99 km al O de Concepción[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 27 Jan 2016
Wed, 27 Jan 23:15 UTCM 3.1 / 78.1 km - [info]30 km al O de Linares[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sat, 30 Jan 2016
Sat, 30 Jan 05:42 UTCM 3.3 / 32 km - [info]OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Fri, 5 Feb 2016
Fri, 5 Feb 10:42 UTCM 3.5 / 12.9 km - [info]89 km al NO de Concepción[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 5 Feb 10:44 UTCM 4.3 / 25.5 km - [info]95 km al NO de Concepción[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 5 Feb 11:15 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]89 km al O de Concepción[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 5 Feb 11:38 UTCM 3.8 / 18 km - [info]OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sun, 7 Feb 2016
Sun, 7 Feb 06:07 UTCM 3.3 / 30 km - [info]OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 9 Feb 2016
Tue, 9 Feb 21:54 UTCM 4.3 / 25.8 km - [info]61 km al NO de Arauco[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 10 Feb 2016
Wed, 10 Feb 01:12 UTCM 3.6 / 18.3 km - [info]103 km al NO de Concepción[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 10 Feb 03:15 UTCM 4.4 / 30.3 km - [info]85 km al NO de Arauco[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 10 Feb 11:11 UTCM 4.7 / 20 km - [info]Near Coast of Central Chile[Map]GFZ
Wed, 10 Feb 11:57 UTCM 4.1 / 12.5 km - [info]63 km al NO de Arauco[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 10 Feb 12:01 UTCM 4.3 / 30.5 km - [info]57 km al O de Concepción[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Thu, 11 Feb 2016
Thu, 11 Feb 14:50 UTCM 3.6 / 13 km - [info]OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Sun, 21 Feb 2016
Sun, 21 Feb 15:16 UTCM 2.7 / 55.2 km - [info]33 km al NO de Linares[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 26 Feb 2016
Fri, 26 Feb 20:19 UTCM 4.4 / 69.4 km - [info]145 km al NO de Lebu[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Sun, 28 Feb 2016
Sun, 28 Feb 18:23 UTCM 3.4 / 21 km - [info]OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Mon, 7 Mar 2016
Mon, 7 Mar 13:02 UTCM 2.8 / 10.3 km - [info]62 km al NO de Cobquecura[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 9 Mar 2016
Wed, 9 Mar 12:30 UTCM 3.8 / 66 km - [info]MAULE, CHILE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 15 Mar 2016
Tue, 15 Mar 04:47 UTCM 3.3 / 11 km - [info]56 km al O de Cobquecura[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 16 Mar 2016
Wed, 16 Mar 06:32 UTCM 3.0 / 106.4 km - [info]33 km al S de Linares[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 16 Mar 19:53 UTCM 3.5 / 99 km - [info]MAULE, CHILE[Map]EMSC

 

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