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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Monday, 24 April 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Central Chile on Monday, 24 April 2017

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - Near Coast of Central Chile on Monday, 24 April 2017
24 Apr 21:42 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 4 minutes.
Apr 24 21:44: Magnitude recalculée de 6.6 à 6.5.
Apr 24 21:50: Magnitude recalculée de 6.5 à 6.6.
Date & time: Monday, 24 April 2017 21:38 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.04°S / 71.75°W (Chili)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km W de Valparaíso (pop: 282,400)
19 km W de Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600)
29 km W de Quilpué (pop: 130,300)
35 km W de Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300)
112 km NW de Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
126 km NW de Puente Alto (pop: 510,400)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 24 Apr 21:38 UTCM 6.6 / 10 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
Mon, 24 Apr 21:38 UTCM 6.7 / 10 kmOFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILEEMSC
Mon, 24 Apr 21:38 UTCM 6.9 / 25 km- 39km W of Valparaiso, ChileUSGS

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112.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Santiago (110.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt this earthquake as a strong shaking movements(of course I live 23 level in a building, I suppose this maximizes shaking movements. At the begining felt jumping movements after some seconds, started to swing from side to side.
Curicó (221.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
448.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Lirquen (423.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
San Joaquin Santiago de Chile (116.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Quillota (49.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Santiago de chile / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Melipilla (86.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago (120.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Estaba en el auto y se movía bastante. (reported through our app)
Santiago Chile (121.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
everybody in near of valparaiso should hide away. / not felt : earthquake - series near of valparaiso
Santiago (118.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
117.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
San Antonio (62.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Quilicura, Santiago (101.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago (116.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Lampa (96.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Machali (160.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Muy fuerte!!! (reported through our app)
351.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
34.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Fuerte ,mucho ruido y corte eléctrico (reported through our app)
Córdoba (733.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
150.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Santiago / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My first earthquake ever!
17.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Santiago de chile / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
113.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Maipu (107.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Peralillo, región del libertador / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Muy fuerte fué el movimiento y se extiende más o menos entre 2 y 3 minutos
Santiago centro (111.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Huechuraba, Santiago (113.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
santiago / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Quite long in several waves
CONCON, VINA DEL MAR (22.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : At a 27th floor, overlooking the sea. Violent shaking, but not enough to damage concrete buildings. (reported through our app)
117.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Santiago (109.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
25 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
santiago (119 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
11.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
El Yeso / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santiago / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Santiago
126.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santiago (107.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
154.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santiago (116.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
123.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Santiago (120.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Ñuñoa (116.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
114.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Padre Hurtado / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Chillan (400.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
398.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
115.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santiago (120.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
104.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Las condes (116.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
111.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
109.8 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
118 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Santiago (105.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Los Andes, Chile (110 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Chillan (400.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Lo Barnechea (Chile, 129 km E of epicenter) : Muy fuerte en La Dehesa, Santiago! (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 129 km E of epicenter) : Very strong shaking with 2 strong pulses. (reported through EMSC)
El Bosque (Chile, 124 km SE of epicenter) : Entre 6 a 7 grados (reported through EMSC)
Santiago (Chile, 121 km E of epicenter) : Sismo de gran magnitud (reported through EMSC)
Mendoza (Argentina, 267 km E of epicenter) : Horizontal waves, most people felt it,chandeliers shaking,strong brief (reported through EMSC)
Lo Barnechea (Chile, 117 km E of epicenter) : No muy largo. Por la forma fuerte pero poco dura del movimiento asumí que el epicentro fue a unos cien kilometros o mas. No fue muy largo ,como normalmente son los terremotos . (reported through EMSC)
La Reina (Chile, 116 km SE of epicenter) : Manejando pero al estacionar me se veía mover los cables y arboles (reported through EMSC)
Lo Barnechea (Chile, 114 km E of epicenter) : lots of movement for about 20 seconds on 18th floor of 20 floor bldg. (reported through EMSC)
Vitacura (Chile, 114 km E of epicenter) : Sismo fuerte, pero de mucho menos intensidad de los que estamos acostumbrados. No se informa de daños. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 108 km SE of epicenter) : Sentí un movimiento de arriba abajo, como un rebote. Después de terminado el movimiento fuerte, se siguió sintiendo vibración. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 108 km SE of epicenter) : Moderate quake. Felt the trimmers for a while after the initial shock. Heard dogs barking outside. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 108 km SE of epicenter) : Pese a su fuerza, el terremoto no causó daño material considerable ni pérdidas humanas (hasta el momento en que estoy escribiendo esto). La población ya sabe actuar en estos casos. Casi no hubo pánico. A pesar de que no hubo tsunami, la población costera evacuó preventivamente. En general, todo ha salido super bien dentro de las zonas afectadas. Hasta ahora no hay perdidas humanas que lamentar. Como dato, en el momento en que escribí este párrafo sentí al menos tres réplicas seguidas. (reported through EMSC)
Quinta Normal (Chile, 104 km SE of epicenter) : Fue salvaje (reported through EMSC)
San Felipe (Chile, 94 km E of epicenter) : mucho movimiento y duro 1 minuto aproximadamente (reported through EMSC)
Pudahuel (Chile, 94 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte temblor (reported through EMSC)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 15 km E of epicenter) : Intenso Sismo, duración de 50 segundos. Era imposible mantenerse de pie. Se cayeron varias cosas como vasos u objetos en muebles. (reported through EMSC)
Valparaíso (Chile, 12 km SE of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile, 339 km N of epicenter) : Big shacky and long (reported through EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile, 336 km N of epicenter) : We felt a moderately strong tremor without sound. The house moved for about 90 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile, 336 km N of epicenter) : Coquimbo (reported through EMSC)
Talca (Chile, 268 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió en Talca como marea similar al del 2010 el movimiento fue relativamente moderado, ojalá sea este el evento mayor en Valparaíso y no se produzca otro de mayor intensidad, saludos y tranquilidad a los porteños no es para tsunami (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 161 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte sismo en Machalí, 80 km al sur de Santiago (reported through EMSC)
Rancagua (Chile, 159 km SE of epicenter) : In rancagua tutto sommato lieve. Ma indubbiamente lungo, quasi 2 minuti (reported through EMSC)
La Florida (Chile, 121 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte nada grave (reported through EMSC)
La Reina (Chile, 117 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió bastante fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile, 115 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 115 km E of epicenter) : Tipo 6.7 (reported through EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile, 115 km SE of epicenter) : It was a very strong and long shake. I was taking a nap, the shaking and the noise woke me up, I got worried because some things started to fall off the shelves (I live in an 8th floor though). I think there were two small quakes afterwards. (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 114 km SE of epicenter) : Bastante fuerte en piso 13 las condes. (reported through EMSC)
El Bosque (Chile, 114 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte aprix 7.0 (reported through EMSC)
Vitacura (Chile, 114 km E of epicenter) : Strong swaying for approx 1 min. (reported through EMSC)
Ñuñoa (Chile, 114 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte y larga sacudida en Santiago de Chile (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 113 km SE of epicenter) : Very strong (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 113 km SE of epicenter) : Comenzó lento y subió de intensidad. Aprox 20 segundos (reported through EMSC)
Las Condes (Chile, 113 km SE of epicenter) : Floor 10, vertical and strong. Replicas now starting. Quite a scare. Las Condes near Plaza Peru (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 112 km SE of epicenter) : Aftershocks are being felt at this moment (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 112 km SE of epicenter) : Lasted around 30-40 seconds on 12 floor (reported through EMSC)
Providencia (Chile, 112 km SE of epicenter) : OK biggest earthquake I've ever felt .. I'm shaking! 7th floor picture fell...Can still feel slight movement (or imagining it) lasted about 20 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Isla de Maipo (Chile, 112 km SE of epicenter) : Muy fuerte en Isla de Maipo (reported through EMSC)
Santiago (Chile, 112 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió bastante fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Santiago (Chile, 110 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte en Santiago y con mucho ruido (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 108 km SE of epicenter) : Felt hard. No damages here. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 108 km SE of epicenter) : Muy fuerte y más de tres minutos eternos :(. Mucho Susto (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 108 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento fuerte pero no tan prolongado (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 108 km SE of epicenter) : Sin ruido (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 108 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento osilante de un lado a otro (reported through EMSC)
Santiago (Chile, 107 km SE of epicenter) : Asustador (reported through EMSC)
Conchalí (Chile, 106 km SE of epicenter) : Santiago muy fuerte y mucho panico (reported through EMSC)
Conchalí (Chile, 106 km SE of epicenter) : Muy fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)
Santiago (Chile, 106 km SE of epicenter) : Piso 24 muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Huechuraba (Chile, 105 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte en Santiago (reported through EMSC)
Maipú (Chile, 105 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte movimiento Stgo Chile (reported through EMSC)
Maipú (Chile, 104 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Penaflor (Chile, 101 km SE of epicenter) : Muy fuerte, con ruido y costaba mantenerse un poco en pie... (reported through EMSC)
Pudahuel (Chile, 100 km SE of epicenter) : Bastante largo e intenso. Mucho ruido acá en la comuna de Pudahuel. Rodrigo Torres G. (reported through EMSC)
Chicureo (Chile, 97 km E of epicenter) : El agua de la piscina se agito bastante, vehiculos quietos se movieron (reported through EMSC)
San Felipe (Chile, 96 km E of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte, Casi terremoto.. (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 50 km SE of epicenter) : Muy fuerte y largo. Casablanca-Chile (reported through EMSC)
Limache (Chile, 41 km E of epicenter) : The power went out. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.6 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile, 24 Apr 2017 21h38

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (833 quakes):
  • 19 Oct 2017 16:27 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    37.5 km (23.3 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 17 Oct 2017 10:40 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    80.1 km (49.8 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (52 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Oct 2017 14:34 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    21.6 km (13.4 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Oct 2017 14:18 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Oct 2017 14:16 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    16.9 km (10.5 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Oct 2017 12:58 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    40.9 km (25.4 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (51 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 12 Oct 2017 06:49 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    34.3 km (21.3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 10 Oct 2017 17:44 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    24.1 km (15 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 10 Oct 2017 14:21 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    30.4 km (18.9 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (48 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Oct 2017 00:41 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    23.3 km (14.5 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Oct 2017 10:02 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    21.1 km (13.1 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Oct 2017 06:16 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Oct 2017 02:28 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Oct 2017 00:10 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    21.6 km (13.4 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Oct 2017 00:03 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    18.9 km (11.7 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Oct 2017 00:02 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    21.3 km (13.2 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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