Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 57 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 at 13:53 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
20 Oct 14:40 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 46 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.23°S / 71.772°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||16 km||43 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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