Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 84 km northwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 27 December 2015 at 12:25 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 31 km depth
27 Dec 12:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 30.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.341°S / 71.983°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) WNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 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||31 km||65 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.7||30 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||30 km||80 km al NO de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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