Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 223 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 3 December 2015 at 14:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 31 km depth
3 Dec 15:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 21 minutes.
Depth: 31.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.831°S / 72.048°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||31 km||51 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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