Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 67 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 2 October 2015 at 18:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 36 km depth
2 Oct 19:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 29 minutes.
Depth: 35.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.869°S / 71.82°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||36 km||30 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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