Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 8 March 2016 at 02:03 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 39 km depth
8 Mar 02:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.12°S / 71.8°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||39 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||39 km||35 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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