Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 15 October 2015 at 07:01 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 23 km depth
15 Oct 07:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.11°S / 71.77°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||23 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.8||23 km||44 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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