Mag. 2.7 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 79 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 11 October 2015 at 11:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 8 km depth
11 Oct 12:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.82°S / 70.36°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) E of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1157 km (719 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||8 km||SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
|M 2.7||8 km||22 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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