Mag. 2.5 earthquake - Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, 43 km north of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 18 August 2016 at 08:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 42 km depth
18 Aug 08:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 26 minutes.
Depth: 42.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.089°S / 71.392°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NNW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua, Valparaíso) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (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||42 km||23 km al SE de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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