Mag. 3.1 earthquake - Choapa, 26 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 at 15:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 41 km depth
30 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Depth: 41.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.785°S / 71.378°W (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> 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||41 km||19 km al NE de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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