Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 225 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Sunday, 17 January 2016 at 02:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 40 km depth
17 Jan 02:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.84°S / 72.09°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||40 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||40 km||56 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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