Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Quillota, 8.8 km northwest of Hacienda La Calera, Provincia de Quillota, Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 29 January 2017 at 07:21 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 48 km depth
29 Jan 07:40 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 48.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.727°S / 71.282°W (Quillota, Valparaiso, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) NW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (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||48 km||17 km al N de Quillota||GUG (U. Chile)|
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