Mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 44 km west of Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 27 April 2017 at 23:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 18 km depth
28 Apr 00:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.01°S / 72.1°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) W of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) W of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) NW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WSW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) WNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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