Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 32 km southwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 29 April 2017 at 01:53 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 27 km depth
29 Apr 02:12 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 26.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.243°S / 71.863°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: San José (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NNW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) W of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 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||27 km||30 km al NO de El Tabo||GUG (U. Chile)|
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