Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 28 November 2015 at 22:04 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 39 km depth
28 Nov 22:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.13°S / 71.64°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||39 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||39 km||27 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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