Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 80 km northwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 27 September 2015 at 08:24 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 11 km depth
27 Sep 09:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 54 minutes.
Depth: 11.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.413°S / 72.052°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 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||11 km||76 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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