Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 23 October 2015 at 16:34 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
23 Oct 16:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.29°S / 71.76°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||36 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.8||36 km||31 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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