Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 51 km west of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 27 May 2017 at 01:23 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 21 km depth
27 May 01:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 20.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.045°S / 72.177°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) W of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) WSW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) WNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) WNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||21 km||52 km al O de Valparaíso||GUG (U. Chile)|
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