Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 4.4 km west of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 23 April 2017 at 10:21 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 42 km depth
23 Apr 10:36 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 42.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.023°S / 71.674°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) WNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) W of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) WSW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) N of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||42 km||6 km al NO de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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