Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 15:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 30 km depth
19 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 49 minutes.
Depth: 30.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.42°S / 71.76°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||30 km||50 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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