Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 60 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 15 December 2015 at 13:37 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
15 Dec 14:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 34 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.54°S / 71.79°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) NNW of Santiago (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||25 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||25 km||35 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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