Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 6 November 2015 at 00:37 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 39 km depth
6 Nov 00:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.75°S / 71.72°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||39 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||39 km||27 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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