Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 258 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Sunday, 6 December 2015 at 20:18 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 32 km depth
6 Dec 20:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.52°S / 72.17°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (59 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||32 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||32 km||69 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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