Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 40 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 29 November 2015 at 14:47 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 25 km depth
29 Nov 15:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 13 minutes.
Depth: 25.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.48°S / 71.557°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (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||25 km||13 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.9||25 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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