Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 223 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Saturday, 26 December 2015 at 21:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 21 km depth
26 Dec 22:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 24 minutes.
Depth: 20.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.875°S / 72.105°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||21 km||56 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.0||21 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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