Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km north of Valparaiso, Provincia de Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 at 19:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 27 km depth
23 Dec 20:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 37 minutes.
Depth: 27.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.62°S / 71.822°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||27 km||51 km al NO de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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