Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 at 08:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 40 km depth
14 Oct 08:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.45°S / 71.65°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||20 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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