Mag. 2.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 34 km north of Viña del Mar, Provincia de Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 at 07:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 30 km depth
23 Dec 07:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 29.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.729°S / 71.645°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) W of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||30 km||36 km al N de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.5||30 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
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