Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 59 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 15 September 2016 at 23:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
15 Sep 23:25 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.24°S / 71.81°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (228 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||25 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||34 km||45 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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