Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 70 km northwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 21 September 2015 at 00:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 24 km depth
21 Sep 01:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Depth: 24.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.458°S / 71.937°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||24 km||66 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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