Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 71 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 at 20:18 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 40 km depth
13 Oct 20:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.71°S / 71.91°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NNW 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||40 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.5||40 km||44 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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