Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km west of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 01:18 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 17 km depth
26 Apr 01:34 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 16.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.159°S / 72.151°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) WNW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) WNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 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||17 km||51 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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