Mag. 3.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 38 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 18 August 2016 at 15:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 62 km depth
18 Aug 15:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 62.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.48°S / 71.63°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||62 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.7||62 km||37 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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