Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 29 January 2017 at 01:13 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
29 Jan 01:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.123°S / 71.629°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (33 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (62 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 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||35 km||26 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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