Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 283 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 December 2015 at 03:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 41 km depth
17 Dec 03:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.27°S / 72.19°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||41 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||41 km||71 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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