Mag. 2.6 earthquake - Quillota, 6.7 km east of Quillota, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 at 23:06 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 51 km depth
26 Jul 23:40 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 33 minutes.
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.9°S / 71.18°W (Quillota, Region de Valparaiso, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) ESE of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) NNE of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ENE of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||51 km||VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||51 km||6 km al E de Quillota||GUG (U. Chile)|
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