Mag. 3.3 earthquake - 23 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 at 08:03 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 50 km depth
14 Oct 08:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.75°S / 71.37°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.3||50 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.3||50 km||23 km al NE de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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