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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Tuesday, 8 November 2016
8 Nov 04:59 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 4 minutes.
Nov 8 05:00: Magnitude recalculée de 5.9 à 5.7.
Nov 8 05:01: Magnitude recalculée de 5.7 à 5.6.
Nov 8 05:01: Magnitude recalculée de 5.6 à 5.7.
Nov 8 05:07: Magnitude recalculée de 5.7 à 5.8.
Nov 8 06:30: Magnitude recalculée de 5.8 à 5.9.
Nov 8 06:42: Magnitude recalculée de 5.9 à 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 à 24.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 8 November 2016 04:55 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.54°S / 73.27°W (Chili)
Nearest volcano: Nevados de Chillán (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km NW de Talcahuano (pop: 253,000)
29 km NW de Tomé (pop: 46,700)
33 km NW de Penco (pop: 46,100)
37 km NW de Concepción (pop: 215,400)
48 km NW de Chiguayante (pop: 82,500)
418 km SW de Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 8 Nov 04:55 UTCM 6.0 / 24 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
Tue, 8 Nov 04:55 UTCM 6.0 / 20 kmOFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILEEMSC
Tue, 8 Nov 04:55 UTCM 6.1 / 10.2 kmChile (Peruvian point of view) [Sea]INGV

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concepcion (38.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Chillán (107.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Biobio, Ñuble, Trehuaco, Población Hernán Brañ (52.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
38 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
167.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
29.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Puerto Montt (Chile, 549 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte y largo. (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 429 km NE of epicenter) : Largo (reported through EMSC)
San Pedro de la Paz (Chile, 46 km SE of epicenter) : On se demande toujours si cela se termine ou si cela va être pire (reported through EMSC)
San Pedro de la Paz (Chile, 43 km SE of epicenter) : Stavamo dormendo: all''''apparenza poco rumore, un primo movimento brusco con finestre che sbattevano ed un ultimo movimento soave dopo 30 secondi (reported through EMSC)
Temuco (Chile, 254 km S of epicenter) : Estaba acostada y se movia mucho la raja y no sabia porque y era el terremoto que atroz menos mal no cayo el lcd en mi zanja (reported through EMSC)
Talca (Chile, 201 km NE of epicenter) : Un 5 en mercalli (reported through EMSC)
Talca (Chile, 201 km NE of epicenter) : Muy bajo (reported through EMSC)
Chillán (Chile, 115 km E of epicenter) : Sentada en el sillon (reported through EMSC)
Cauquenes (Chile, 115 km NE of epicenter) : Fue bastante fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)
Lota (Chile, 65 km S of epicenter) : Sismo prolongado, y con un ruido antes de su comienzo. (reported through EMSC)
Chiguayante (Chile, 57 km SE of epicenter) : Chile no cuenta con instrumentación para alertar o medir. Una verguenza mundial. (reported through EMSC)
Concepción (Chile, 48 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento de mediana intensidad (reported through EMSC)
Concepción (Chile, 44 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Concepción (Chile, 44 km SE of epicenter) : Estaba descansando cuando derrepente empezo a moverse fuerte mi zanja y no sabia porque despues me di cuenta que era un terremoto menos mal no de Dio vuelta el lcd en mi zanja (reported through EMSC)
Hualpen (Chile, 39 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte... susto ya que por la hora esta durmiendo.... (reported through EMSC)
Talcahuano (Chile, 35 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento brusco ondulatorio, a de ser mas cercano a los 6 richter... y muy cerca de la superficie. (reported through EMSC)
San Pedro de la Paz (Chile, 53 km SE of epicenter) : Se movió fuerte... agitando puertas interiores . Movimiento horizontal (reported through EMSC)
Temuco (Chile, 257 km S of epicenter) : Estaba acostado y se me movio bien fuerte la raja (reported through EMSC)
Temuco (Chile, 257 km S of epicenter) : I felt the earthquake strong in Temuco, was from IV mercalli. (reported through EMSC)
Los Angeles (Chile, 148 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte en Los Ángeles (reported through EMSC)
Concepción (Chile, 53 km SE of epicenter) : Felt definitely stronger than 5,8. (Higher than 6 in perception). (reported through EMSC)
Concepción (Chile, 53 km SE of epicenter) : It was of a rather long duration. It was light at first, then went rough at its peak, and slowly calmed down while still moving quite noticeably. (reported through EMSC)
Hualpén (Chile, 46 km SE of epicenter) : largo y fuerte (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 8 Nov 2016 04h55

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (21 quakes):
  • 15 Apr 2017 09:44 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    36 km (22.4 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 Apr 2017 05:17 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 19 Mar 2017 09:10 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Mar 2017 09:05 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 31 Jan 2017 04:07 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    32.6 km (20.3 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 24 Jan 2017 17:04 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    16.8 km (10.4 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Nov 2016 23:17 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Nov 2016 12:21 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    28.3 km (17.6 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Nov 2016 11:04 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 09 Nov 2016 05:18 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Nov 2016 16:56 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Nov 2016 16:48 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Nov 2016 08:42 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Nov 2016 08:32 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    14.3 km (8.9 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Nov 2016 07:56 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    17.6 km (10.9 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Nov 2016 07:43 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (21 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Tuesday, 8 November 2016
 

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