Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 78 km northwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 17:05 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 22 km depth
18 Sep 18:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Depth: 21.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.486°S / 72.154°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (49 mi) NW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||22 km||80 km al NO de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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