Mag. 3.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 71 km northwest of Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 14:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 39 km depth
20 Sep 15:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 34 minutes.
Depth: 38.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.483°S / 72.017°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||39 km||73 km al NO de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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