Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 34 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 6 October 2015 at 11:12 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 39 km depth
6 Oct 12:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 57 minutes.
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.84°S / 71.43°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) S of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> 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||39 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||39 km||11 km al NE de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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