Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 105 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 25 September 2015 at 19:43 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
25 Sep 20:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 34 minutes.
Depth: 34.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.911°S / 72.232°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||35 km||68 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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