Mag. 3.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 78 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 at 20:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 29 km depth
16 May 20:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 28.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.072°S / 71.933°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (49 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||29 km||44 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.7||29 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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