Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 44 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 31 August 2017 at 10:45 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 24 km depth
31 Aug 11:04 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 24.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.408°S / 71.7°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (209 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (28 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NW 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||24 km||44 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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