Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 62 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 5 October 2015 at 22:33 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 42 km depth
5 Oct 23:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 36 minutes.
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.12°S / 71.76°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||42 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||42 km||33 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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