Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 56 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 17 December 2015 at 07:24 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 22 km depth
17 Dec 07:39 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.18°S / 71.73°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||22 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||22 km||36 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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