Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 61 km north of Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 31 December 2016 at 04:04 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
31 Dec 04:15 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.5°S / 71.77°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (209 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||33 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.3||29 km||58 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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