Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 45 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 18 March 2016 at 08:05 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 43 km depth
18 Mar 08:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 29 minutes.
Depth: 42.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.256°S / 71.65°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||43 km||40 km al S de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.5||43 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
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