Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 328 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Saturday, 17 October 2015 at 02:05 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 25 km depth
17 Oct 02:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.75°S / 72.03°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (154 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||25 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||25 km||74 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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