Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 56 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 27 November 2015 at 14:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 41 km depth
27 Nov 14:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.68°S / 71.76°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 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||41 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||41 km||35 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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