Mag. 3.3 earthquake - Choapa, 27 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 15 October 2015 at 21:50 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 42 km depth
15 Oct 23:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Depth: 42.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.765°S / 71.414°W (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||42 km||19 km al NE de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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