Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 22 September 2015 at 19:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 34 km depth
22 Sep 20:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 48 minutes.
Depth: 33.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.483°S / 71.699°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||34 km||25 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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