Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 42 km west of Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 15 May 2017 at 06:57 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
15 May 07:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 31 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.101°S / 72.072°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) W of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) W of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) WNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||20 km||43 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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