Mag. 3.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 57 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 12:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 28 km depth
20 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 4 hours.
Depth: 28.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.427°S / 71.724°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.3||28 km||25 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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