Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 28 km north of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 7 Mar 2021 4:17 am (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 28 km north of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 7 Mar 2021 4:17 am (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 79 km depth

7 Mar 09:08 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 51 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Mar 2021 07:17:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 7 Mar 2021 4:17 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 79.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.2°S / 71.201°W (Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) N of Villa Alemana (Valparaíso) (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Quilpue (Valparaíso) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) NNE of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNE of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (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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2.679 km26 Km Al O De Petorca, ChileGUG (U. Chile)

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