Mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 41 km southwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 24 April 2017 at 22:50 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 22 km depth
24 Apr 23:05 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 15 minutes.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.23°S / 72°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: San José (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||22 km||Off Coast of Central Chile||GFZ|
|M 4.5||20 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.5||27 km||39 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.5||20 km||- 40km W of Valparaiso, Chile||USGS|
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