Mag. 3.4 earthquake - Choapa, 27 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 2 October 2015 at 16:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 41 km depth
2 Oct 17:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.77°S / 71.41°W (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) S of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||41 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||41 km||18 km al NE de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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