Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 at 13:42 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 29 km depth
12 Jan 13:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.14°S / 71.81°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||29 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||29 km||38 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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