Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 163 km northwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 29 September 2015 at 17:19 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 20 km depth
29 Sep 18:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 58 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.865°S / 72.672°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (90 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 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||20 km||110 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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