Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 15 March 2016 at 09:34 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 12 km depth
15 Mar 09:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 21 minutes.
Depth: 12.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.315°S / 71.761°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||12 km||51 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.1||12 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
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