Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 59 km north of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 8 September 2016 at 13:06 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 32 km depth
8 Sep 13:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.53°S / 71.83°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 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!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 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 (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||32 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||33 km||57 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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