Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 48 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 9 October 2015 at 18:12 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 40 km depth
9 Oct 19:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Depth: 40.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.761°S / 71.656°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||40 km||22 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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