Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 17 km southwest of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 at 03:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 28 km depth
17 May 12:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 9 hours.
Depth: 28.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.154°S / 71.74°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) WSW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) NNW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) WNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||28 km||17 km al SO de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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