Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Petorca Province, 57 km north of San Felipe, Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 6 February 2021 at 20:21 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 117 km depth
6 Feb 22:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 2 hours and 21 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Feb 2021 20:21:12 UTC -
Depth: 117.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.265°S / 70.532°W (Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) NNE of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (39 mi) N of Los Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ENE of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNE of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua, Valparaíso) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NE of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NE of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NE of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) N of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (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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|2.8||117 km||38 Km Al E De Petorca, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
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