Mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 6 December 2015 at 17:55 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 37 km depth
6 Dec 18:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.48°S / 71.71°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||37 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.9||37 km||26 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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