Mag. 2.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 61 km north of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 15 August 2016 at 04:35 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 43 km depth
15 Aug 04:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 13 minutes.
Depth: 42.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.508°S / 71.808°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||43 km||54 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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