Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 63 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 1 October 2015 at 11:01 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 34 km depth
1 Oct 11:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 33.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.936°S / 71.732°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||34 km||21 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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