Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 36 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 13 May 2017 at 23:19 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
13 May 23:32 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 13 minutes.
Depth: 34.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.257°S / 71.538°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) N of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NNW 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||35 km||36 km al NO de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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