Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 73 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 28 November 2015 at 14:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 31 km depth
28 Nov 14:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.1°S / 71.88°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||31 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||29 km||42 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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