Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 62 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 6 May 2017 at 06:04 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 20 km depth
6 May 06:44 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 39 minutes.
Depth: 19.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.302°S / 71.866°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (228 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||20 km||55 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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