Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 48 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 4 November 2015 at 13:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 30 km depth
4 Nov 13:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 30.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.637°S / 71.676°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||30 km||34 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.9||30 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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