Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 261 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 at 04:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 30 km depth
17 Jan 04:22 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.745°S / 72.55°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
131 km (82 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||30 km||100 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.1||30 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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