Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 6 October 2015 at 17:53 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 23 km depth
6 Oct 18:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 24 minutes.
Depth: 22.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.503°S / 71.673°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 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||23 km||24 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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