Mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 70 km northwest of Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 at 15:58 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 47 km depth
23 Dec 16:14 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 15 minutes.
Depth: 47.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.516°S / 72.056°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) NW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||47 km||72 km al NO de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.6||47 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
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