Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Choapa, 26 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 28 November 2015 at 21:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
28 Nov 22:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.54°S / 71.42°W (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) S of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) N of Quilpué (Valparaíso) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||36 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||36 km||16 km al S de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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