Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km northwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 8 November 2015 at 09:20 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 16 km depth
8 Nov 10:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 50 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.61°S / 72.11°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) NW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) WNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||16 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||17 km||67 km al NO de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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