Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 56 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 2 October 2015 at 01:33 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 25 km depth
2 Oct 02:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 37 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.35°S / 71.66°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||25 km||20 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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