Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 89 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 23 December 2016 at 22:05 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 29 km depth
23 Dec 22:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 23 minutes.
Depth: 29.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.059°S / 72.051°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 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||29 km||53 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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