Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 46 km west of Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 15 May 2017 at 11:37 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 31 km depth
15 May 11:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.89°S / 72.09°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) WNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NNW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WSW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||31 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||31 km||48 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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