Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 38 Km Al NO De Los Vilos on Sunday, 27 September 2015 at 01:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 34 km depth
27 Sep 02:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Depth: 33.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.679°S / 71.804°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 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||34 km||38 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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