Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 56 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 1 October 2015 at 05:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 27 km depth
1 Oct 06:19 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 50 minutes.
Depth: 26.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.243°S / 71.776°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||27 km||45 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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