Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 61 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 01:47 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 24 km depth
20 Sep 03:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 31 minutes.
Depth: 23.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.26°S / 71.836°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (229 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 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||24 km||49 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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