Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 60 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 2 December 2015 at 08:42 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 45 km depth
2 Dec 09:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32°S / 71.63°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||45 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.8||45 km||15 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.2||20 km||Near Coast of Central Chile||GFZ|
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