Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 27 September 2015 at 03:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 25 km depth
27 Sep 04:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 39 minutes.
Depth: 25.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.598°S / 71.701°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||25 km||32 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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