Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 232 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 at 02:10 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 36 km depth
20 Oct 02:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.69°S / 71.97°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||36 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||36 km||50 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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