Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 239 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 14 January 2016 at 21:25 (GMT)

Mag. 3.4 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 239 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 14 January 2016 at 21:25 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 25 km depth

14 Jan 21:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Jan 2016 21:25:17 UTC
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 25.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.741°S / 72.175°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.425 km66 km al O de Los VilosGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.425 km OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC

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Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 239 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 14 January 2016 at 21:25 (GMT)
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