Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 17 October 2015 at 17:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 38 km depth
17 Oct 17:40 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 32 minutes.
Depth: 37.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.75°S / 71.872°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||38 km||39 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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