Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 38 km northwest of Valparaiso, Provincia de Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 30 December 2015 at 01:34 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 22 km depth
30 Dec 01:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.9°S / 72°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) WNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||22 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||22 km||40 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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