Mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 248 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Monday, 7 December 2015 at 16:52 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 37 km depth
7 Dec 17:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.66°S / 72.22°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||37 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.6||37 km||73 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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