Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 38 km northwest of Valparaiso, Provincia de Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 at 19:25 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 27 km depth
12 Jan 19:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 23 minutes.
Depth: 26.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.732°S / 71.821°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) W of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||27 km||40 km al NO de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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