Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 39 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 20:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 28 km depth
24 Sep 21:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 48 minutes.
Depth: 27.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.639°S / 71.583°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 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||28 km||29 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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