Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 63 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 6 January 2016 at 04:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 23 km depth
6 Jan 04:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 23.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.166°S / 71.812°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||23 km||40 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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