Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 51 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 22 September 2016 at 14:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 26 km depth
22 Sep 14:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 26.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.274°S / 71.735°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||26 km||45 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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