Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 17 October 2016 at 21:17 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 44 km depth
17 Oct 21:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.02°S / 71.7°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNW 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||44 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||44 km||17 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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