Mag. 3.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 37 km north of Valparaiso, Provincia de Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 12 October 2015 at 12:21 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 18 km depth
12 Oct 12:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.72°S / 71.74°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) W of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||18 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.3||20 km||39 km al N de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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