Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of San Antonio, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 23 April 2021 at 01:19 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, 86 km southwest of San Antonio, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, 21 Apr 8:17 pm (GMT -4), which had occurred 1 day 1 hours earlier.
Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of San Antonio, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 23 April 2021 at 01:19 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 39 km depth

23 Apr 01:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
23 Apr 01:34: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 23 Apr 2021 01:19:21 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 38.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.029°S / 72.288°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Palomo (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Los Navegantes (Provincia de Cardenal Caro) (pop: 231) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Cartagena (San Antonio) (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SSW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (84 mi) SW of Quilpue (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) W of Rancagua (pop: 212,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) WSW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NNW of Talca (pop: 197,500) --> 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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2.639 km43 Km Al O De Navidad, ChileGUG (U. Chile)

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