Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 30 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 14 December 2015 at 15:25 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 36 km depth
14 Dec 16:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 44 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.57°S / 71.48°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||36 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||36 km||19 km al S de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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