Mag. 2.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 37 km northwest of Hacienda La Calera, Provincia de Quillota, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at 14:53 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 30 km depth
8 Mar 15:12 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 30.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.6°S / 71.546°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||30 km||34 km al SO de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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