Mag. 3.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km northwest of Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 11:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 31 km depth
20 Sep 12:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Depth: 30.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.607°S / 71.859°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (33 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||31 km||54 km al NO de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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