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The list below shows the most recent Chile earthquakes.
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- Very strong dangerous earthquake in Chile - 1 person killed (March 25, 2012)

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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Chile time = UTC -3

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Putre, Chile Jan 21 01:06 6.3 110 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Northern Chile Jan 21 01:06 6.0 118 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Maule, Chile Jan 20 21:54 3.7 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jan 20 20:49 4.1 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Iquique, Chile Jan 20 20:49 4.1 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Vallenar, Chile Jan 20 11:31 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Off Coast Of Central Chile Jan 20 11:31 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Jan 20 04:17 3.4 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Magallanes, Chile Jan 19 23:53 4.0 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 19 13:15 4.1 81 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 19 11:11 3.3 140 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 19 06:45 3.2 74 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Atacama, Chile Jan 18 23:15 3.4 97 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Jan 18 13:52 3.4 82 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Off Coast Of Atacama, Chile Jan 18 13:46 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Off Coast Of Central Chile Jan 18 13:46 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Jan 18 02:45 3.6 81 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jan 18 01:32 3.6 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Jan 18 00:19 3.7 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jan 17 00:48 3.3 110 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Mt. Hope, Kansas - One or 2 minutes after midnight, I was sitting on couch dozing & felt couch start shaking mildly side to side as in previous earthquakes. It lasted less than a minute.
  • EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Jan 16 22:11 3.6 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Jan 16 20:30 3.7 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 16 03:17 3.5 212 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 16 00:39 3.3 82 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jan 15 12:25 3.4 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Calama, Chile Jan 15 04:58 4.3 118 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Jan 15 04:58 4.7 96 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 15 04:58 4.3 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Jan 14 20:38 3.8 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Jan 14 13:26 3.2 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Jan 13 16:47 3.9 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Calama, Chile Jan 13 14:19 4.6 129 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 13 14:19 4.6 133 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Jan 13 14:19 4.9 109 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Antofagasta, Chile Jan 12 09:33 4.1 125 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 12 09:33 4.1 138 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Off Coast Of Los Lagos, Chile Jan 12 01:19 3.5 34 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Valparaiso, Chile Jan 11 18:44 3.3 84 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 11 18:15 3.7 91 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 11 09:13 3.3 127 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 10 21:08 3.3 93 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Putre, Chile Jan 10 03:16 5.0 124 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jan 10 03:16 4.7 131 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern Chile Jan 10 03:16 5.0 132 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jan 09 22:52 3.4 105 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 09 17:37 3.2 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Maule, Chile Jan 09 12:50 3.2 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Libertador O'higgins, Chile Jan 09 03:16 3.3 96 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jan 06 20:43 3.4 85 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Jan 04 20:48 3.5 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jan 04 20:12 3.5 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Jan 04 19:07 3.5 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 04 17:13 4.2 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 04 13:54 4.4 122 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Jan 04 13:54 4.4 135 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Valparaiso, Chile Jan 04 06:01 4.2 30 MAP I Felt It
  • Valparaiso - Light shaking
  • EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Jan 04 06:01 4.6 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Central Chile Jan 04 06:01 4.6 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Valparaiso - At around 3AM lasted about 7 seconds
  • Valparaiso - Light shaking
  • EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Jan 03 19:32 3.3 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Jan 03 19:30 3.3 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northern Chile Jan 01 13:42 4.5 123 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jan 01 13:42 4.4 106 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 31 11:01 4.4 135 MAP I Felt It
    USGS San Pedro De Atacama, Chile Dec 31 11:01 4.4 134 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Illapel, Chile Dec 31 10:21 4.3 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Dec 31 10:21 4.3 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Calama, Chile Dec 30 16:18 4.5 122 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 30 16:18 4.5 123 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Dec 30 16:18 4.6 109 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Dec 30 12:54 4.8 50 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Vallenar, Chile Dec 30 12:54 4.8 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Putre, Chile Dec 30 08:20 5.2 82 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern Chile Dec 30 08:20 5.1 98 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Central Chile Dec 29 10:30 4.3 95 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Maule, Chile Dec 29 10:30 4.4 110 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Molina, Chile Dec 29 10:30 4.4 107 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Central Chile Dec 28 12:43 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Araucania, Chile Dec 28 12:43 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Taltal, Chile Dec 28 03:54 5.5 52 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Dec 28 03:54 5.4 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Los Andes, Chile Dec 26 13:05 4.4 106 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Valparaiso, Chile Dec 26 13:05 4.4 107 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 26 00:05 4.5 82 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Antofagasta, Chile Dec 26 00:05 4.5 82 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Dec 23 09:20 4.4 57 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Vallenar, Chile Dec 23 09:20 4.4 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Chile-argentina Border Region Dec 22 08:44 4.5 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Central Chile Dec 21 14:21 4.6 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Antonio, Chile Dec 21 14:21 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore O'higgins, Chile Dec 21 14:20 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Calama, Chile Dec 21 04:39 4.5 137 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Dec 21 04:39 4.4 120 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 21 04:39 4.5 129 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Putre, Chile Dec 20 18:53 4.8 142 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 20 18:53 4.8 141 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Putre, Chile Dec 20 18:16 4.9 109 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS West Chile Rise Dec 19 18:58 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC West Chile Rise Dec 19 18:58 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON West Chile Rise Dec 19 18:58 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Chile-argentina Border Region Dec 19 18:20 4.9 156 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Putre, Chile Dec 19 17:10 4.0 141 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 19 17:10 4.0 142 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Putre, Chile Dec 19 14:05 4.3 156 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 19 14:05 4.3 157 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Diego De Almagro, Chile Dec 19 13:14 4.8 44 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Dec 19 13:14 4.8 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Linares, Chile Dec 19 13:12 4.2 101 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Maule, Chile Dec 19 13:12 4.2 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Dec 17 19:49 4.2 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Chile-argentina Border Region Dec 17 02:28 4.6 158 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Iquique, Chile Dec 17 01:19 4.2 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 17 01:19 4.2 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Putre, Chile Dec 14 20:09 4.1 136 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 14 20:09 4.1 137 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Dec 14 18:10 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Iquique, Chile Dec 14 18:10 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Dec 13 10:45 4.5 248 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Constitucion, Chile Dec 13 02:15 4.5 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Central Chile Dec 13 02:15 4.6 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Maule, Chile Dec 13 02:15 4.5 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Dec 11 19:40 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Iquique, Chile Dec 11 19:40 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Northern Chile Dec 11 19:00 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Iquique, Chile Dec 11 19:00 5.5 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Arica, Chile Dec 11 00:22 4.7 61 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Dec 11 00:21 4.5 55 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 11 00:21 4.5 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 10 14:12 4.0 111 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Calama, Chile Dec 10 14:12 4.0 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 10 13:52 4.4 114 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Calama, Chile Dec 10 13:52 4.4 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Central Chile Dec 10 02:09 5.0 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tome, Chile Dec 10 02:09 4.5 33 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Dec 10 02:09 4.8 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Chile-argentina Border Region Dec 09 02:21 4.5 216 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Rio Bueno, Chile Dec 08 09:28 4.0 74 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Los Lagos, Chile Dec 08 09:28 4.0 75 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Dec 08 06:07 4.3 26 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Coquimbo, Chile Dec 08 06:07 4.3 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Pedro De Atacama, Chile Dec 08 05:06 4.4 249 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Chile-argentina Border Region Dec 07 19:31 4.8 206 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS La Ligua, Chile Dec 06 20:46 4.8 52 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Central Chile Dec 06 20:46 4.9 52 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Dec 06 20:46 4.8 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Santiago - Lasted around 10 seconds. On 6th floor.
  • USGS Lebu, Chile Dec 06 18:22 4.2 26 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Dec 06 18:22 4.2 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS La Ligua, Chile Dec 06 12:29 4.3 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Dec 06 12:29 4.3 24 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Central Chile Dec 06 08:30 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Dec 06 08:30 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Dec 05 17:00 4.5 30 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Valparaiso, Chile Dec 05 17:00 4.5 15 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Central Chile Dec 05 17:00 4.5 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 04 12:07 4.0 122 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 03 23:57 3.5 101 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Dec 03 21:47 3.3 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Dec 03 14:21 4.3 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS La Ligua, Chile Dec 03 14:21 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 03 08:52 3.3 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Dec 02 22:53 3.3 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 02 14:14 3.3 98 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 02 12:35 3.3 117 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 02 10:38 3.2 145 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Dec 02 09:30 4.2 127 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vallenar, Chile Dec 02 09:30 4.2 122 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 02 07:33 3.2 130 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore O'higgins, Chile Dec 02 05:37 3.4 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Dec 02 04:54 3.5 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 02 00:28 4.1 241 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Dec 01 23:31 3.6 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 01 23:28 3.6 88 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of O'higgins, Chile Dec 01 23:26 4.0 27 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Constitucion, Chile Dec 01 23:26 4.0 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 01 21:40 3.4 97 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON West Chile Rise Dec 01 20:02 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS West Chile Rise Dec 01 20:02 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC West Chile Rise Dec 01 20:02 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Pedro De Atacama, Chile Dec 01 13:48 4.2 158 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 01 13:48 4.2 154 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Antofagasta, Chile Dec 01 11:57 3.5 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Dec 01 06:19 3.3 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Dec 01 05:46 4.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Valparaiso, Chile Dec 01 05:45 4.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 01 04:34 3.6 89 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Dec 01 02:52 3.9 224 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Nov 30 11:53 3.2 129 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Maule, Chile Nov 30 09:49 3.3 96 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Nov 30 04:32 3.4 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Nov 29 20:39 3.9 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Nov 29 17:14 3.3 107 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Nov 29 14:22 3.4 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile, Chile Nov 29 10:02 4.6 119 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Region Metropolitana, Chile Nov 29 10:02 4.6 116 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Chile-argentina Border Region Nov 29 10:02 4.7 121 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Nov 28 19:43 3.6 82 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Nov 28 18:55 3.2 93 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Nov 28 10:20 3.7 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Nov 28 07:19 3.2 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Nov 28 06:07 3.8 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Nov 27 23:09 3.7 55 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    1. Jody Bourgeois says:

      I'm on the 9th floor of a Santiago hotel, might have felt it more than others for that reason. Shook about 10 seconds.

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