Mag. 2.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 42 km west of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 at 10:00 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 17 km depth
25 Apr 10:26 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 25 minutes.
Depth: 17.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.146°S / 72.065°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) W of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||17 km||43 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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