Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 39 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 28 October 2016 at 14:47 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
28 Oct 15:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 35.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.461°S / 71.647°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 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||36 km||39 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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