Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 335 km north of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Sunday, 13 December 2015 at 17:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 27 km depth
13 Dec 18:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 54 minutes.
Depth: 27.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.65°S / 71.936°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||27 km||61 km al SO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.7||27 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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