Mag. 2.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 48 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 10 September 2016 at 23:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 25 km depth
10 Sep 23:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.12°S / 71.56°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (107 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||25 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.4||25 km||24 km al S de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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