Mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 80 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 at 02:57 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
21 Oct 03:15 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.18°S / 71.69°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||33 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.6||33 km||32 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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