Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 51 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 12:47 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 31 km depth
18 Sep 13:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 31 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.338°S / 71.753°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (31 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||31 km||50 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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