Mag. 3.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 70 km northwest of Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 25 December 2015 at 04:02 (GMT)

Mag. 3.7 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 70 km northwest of Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 25 December 2015 at 04:02 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 35 km depth

25 Dec 04:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Dec 25 04:28: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.4 to 34.6 km.
Date & time: 25 Dec 2015 04:02:27 UTC
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 34.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.463°S / 71.927°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NNW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NW of Talagante (pop: 51,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NW of San Bernardo (pop: 249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) NNW of Curico (pop: 102,400) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) WSW of Villa Basilio Nievas (Argentina) (pop: 4,040) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (205 mi) W of San Martin (Argentina) (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) WSW of Chimbas (Argentina) (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia (Argentina) (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) WSW of San Martin (Argentina) (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) WSW of Nueve de Julio (Argentina) (pop: 7,650) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) WSW of Caucete (Argentina) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) N of Linares (pop: 69,500) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (243 mi) SW of San José de Jachal (Argentina) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (255 mi) NW of San Rafael (Argentina) (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.735 km65 km al O de La LiguaGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.735 km OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILEEMSC

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Mag. 3.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 70 km northwest of Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 25 December 2015 at 04:02 (GMT)
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