Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 16:33 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 55 km depth
18 Sep 17:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 45 minutes.
Depth: 54.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.359°S / 71.636°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||55 km||18 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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