Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 13 December 2016 at 07:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 38 km depth
13 Dec 07:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 37.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.236°S / 71.738°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||38 km||42 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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