Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 66 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 13 August 2016 at 22:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 28 km depth
13 Aug 22:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.01°S / 71.7°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (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||28 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||28 km||21 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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