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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Wednesday, 10 February 2016
Feb 10 00:38: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 41.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 41.0 to 31.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 27.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 27.0 to 30.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.0 to 27.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 27.0 to 29.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 29.0 to 30.0 km.
Feb 10 00:48: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.0 to 29.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 29.0 to 27.0 km.
Feb 10 00:51: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Feb 10 07:28: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.3.
Feb 10 07:44: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.4.
Feb 10 08:04: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.3.
Date & time: Wednesday, 10 February 2016 00:33 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.59°S / 71.47°W (Chili)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (365 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 10 Feb 2016
Wed, 10 Feb 00:33 UTCM 6.3 / 30 kmCOQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
Wed, 10 Feb 00:33 UTCM 6.3 / 37 km43 km al O de OvalleGUG (U. Chile)
Wed, 10 Feb 00:33 UTCM 6.3 / 31.5 km- 40km W of Ovalle, ChileUSGS
Wed, 10 Feb 00:34 UTCM 6.3 / 25 kmNear coast of central ChileINGV
Wed, 10 Feb 00:33 UTCM 6.3 / 32 kmW of Ovalle, ChileGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Santiago City, Bellavista (326.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking and light fixtures swinging slightly for 90 seconds
Rancagua / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Combarbala / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santiago de Chile (327.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Punitaqui / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
50 Coraceros vina del mar / MMI III (Weak shaking): In bed in condo highrise. Small rumble. Then curtain rods and hanging lights moving. Lasted about 5 seconds.
la serena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Santiago de Chile, Las Condes (325.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Las condes, Santiago / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Holiday Inn Express Santiago / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Luján de Cuyo (Argentina) (374 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Los perros, un Labrador, un Caniche y un Pastor Cuyano, se agitaron, empezaron a saltar y dar vueltas mientras lloraban. Trataban de llamar la atención. (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (330 km S from epicenter)(no details): Muy suave, como un vaiven. No hubo ruidos (via EMSC)
(Chile) (223 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte el temblor casi arrancamos (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (329 km S from epicenter)(no details): Ruidoso y brusco. Pero de corta duración. (via EMSC)
Limache (Chile) (271 km S from epicenter)(no details): Over 300 miles away. My bed jerked several times. I could tell that it was distant and fairly strong. (via EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile) (72 km N from epicenter)(no details): Demasiado fuerte aquí en el epicentro! El movimiento fue como el terremoto de Septiembre (via EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile) (332 km S from epicenter)(no details): My girlfriend and I were laying on bed and we felt the movement. Not as hard as previous times but we definitely felt it. Our recommendation is not to go in panic and stay calm. Also, try to identify the safest or secure locations next to your place and keep them in mind. (via EMSC)
Providencia (Chile) (330 km S from epicenter)(no details): Largo sismo en Santiago de Chile. (via EMSC)
(Chile) (330 km S from epicenter)(no details): Weak, but felt (via EMSC)
Providencia (Chile) (329 km S from epicenter)(no details): Se movió bastante el octavo piso (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (329 km S from epicenter)(no details): Muy leve (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (329 km S from epicenter)(no details): Vivo en un sexto piso en la comuna de Las Condes. Se movio lateralmente casi imperceptible.Eduardo (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (329 km S from epicenter)(no details): Santiago centro en piso 22 (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (328 km S from epicenter)(no details): Slow easy movement (via EMSC)
Vitacura (Chile) (325 km S from epicenter)(no details): Vitacura. Largo y fuerte. (via EMSC)
Lo Barnechea (Chile) (319 km S from epicenter)(no details): Santiago (via EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile) (270 km S from epicenter)(no details): Harto movimiento en viña (via EMSC)
(Chile) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido con ruidos y los pájaros hullendo (via EMSC)
Penaflor (Chile) (343 km S from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte y largo temblor. Los animales se pusieron en alerta... (via EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile) (332 km S from epicenter)(no details): Slow build up but lasted longer than usual. (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (332 km S from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve en stgo centro (via EMSC)
Santiago (Chile) (332 km S from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió más fuerte que los anteriores desde diciembre, duro algo así como 15 a 20 seg , ondulante (via EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile) (329 km S from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento largo y ondulante (via EMSC)
Vitacura (Chile) (328 km S from epicenter)(no details): Slow building. Felt at the rooftop bar of a hotel. A few worried faces. (via EMSC)
(Chile) (233 km S from epicenter)(no details): Long movement (via EMSC)
La Serena (Chile) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Empezo despacio con ruido subterraneo, seguido por un movimiento moderado y sostenido por aprox 20 segundos (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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