Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 18:36 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 30 km depth
17 Sep 20:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 42 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.557°S / 71.886°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||30 km||44 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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