Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 21 km west of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 23 April 2017 at 15:38 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
23 Apr 15:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 4.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.036°S / 71.856°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) W of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) W of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||4.8 km||23 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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