Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 40 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 17 March 2017 at 19:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
17 Mar 19:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.45°S / 71.66°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||35 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||35 km||40 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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