Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 40 km west of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 23 April 2017 at 22:04 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
23 Apr 22:50 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 46 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.011°S / 72.058°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) W of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) NW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WSW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WNW of San Bernardo (pop: 249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 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||15 km||42 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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