Mag. 3.3 earthquake - 22 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 20:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 36 km depth
24 Sep 21:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 46 minutes.
Depth: 35.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.702°S / 71.388°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (240 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||36 km||22 km al O de Illapel||GUG (U. Chile)|
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