Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 30 km southwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 24 September 2016 at 13:58 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 56 km depth
24 Sep 14:25 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.58°S / 71.51°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNE of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) WNW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||56 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||56 km||30 km al SO de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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