Mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 51 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 6 January 2016 at 05:10 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 25 km depth
6 Jan 05:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.2°S / 71.69°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||25 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.0||27 km||36 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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