Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 26 Km Al NO De Petorca on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 at 11:22 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 79 km depth
25 Jan 11:40 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 79.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.11°S / 71.145°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) NNE of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) S of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Los Andes (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||79 km||26 km al NO de Petorca||GUG (U. Chile)|
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