Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km west of Valparaiso, Provincia de Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 8 December 2015 at 00:54 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 24 km depth
8 Dec 01:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.16°S / 72.14°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||24 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||24 km||51 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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