Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 24 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 16 November 2015 at 01:57 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 27 km depth
16 Nov 02:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.6°S / 71.42°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||27 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.0||27 km||22 km al S de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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