Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 46 km north of Viña del Mar, Provincia de Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 28 August 2016 at 21:39 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 31 km depth
28 Aug 21:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.62°S / 71.63°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NW 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||31 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||31 km||42 km al SO de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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