Mag. 3.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 16 January 2016 at 03:18 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 28 km depth
16 Jan 03:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.38°S / 71.81°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||28 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.2||28 km||55 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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