Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 214 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 at 08:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
24 Feb 08:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 40 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.96°S / 72.08°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 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||20 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||20 km||54 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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