Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 37 km north of Viña del Mar, Provincia de Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 17 January 2016 at 03:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 57 km depth
17 Jan 04:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.7°S / 71.64°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||57 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||57 km||39 km al N de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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