Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, 36 km north of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 1 January 2017 at 18:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 88 km depth
1 Jan 18:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 88.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.13°S / 71.16°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (23 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NNW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua, Valparaíso) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NW of Los Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||88 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.2||88 km||28 km al NO de Petorca||GUG (U. Chile)|
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