Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 22 September 2015 at 06:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 36 km depth
22 Sep 07:19 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 31 minutes.
Depth: 35.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.57°S / 71.731°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (103 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||36 km||32 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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