Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km west of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 at 08:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 24 km depth
16 May 08:20 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 11 minutes.
Depth: 23.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.946°S / 72.16°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) W of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) W of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 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||24 km||52 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.0||24 km||OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE||EMSC|
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