Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 39 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 at 03:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 40 km depth
30 Sep 04:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 48 minutes.
Depth: 40.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.69°S / 71.577°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||40 km||25 km al N de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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