Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 76 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 6 October 2015 at 19:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 38 km depth
6 Oct 20:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 38 minutes.
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32°S / 71.84°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (246 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||38 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.5||38 km||33 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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