Mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 40 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 28 February 2016 at 01:47 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 39 km depth
28 Feb 02:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.37°S / 71.65°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||39 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.5||38 km||41 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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