Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 63 km northwest of Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 at 11:58 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 16 km depth
14 Oct 12:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.52°S / 71.91°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||16 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||16 km||64 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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