Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 277 km northwest of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 December 2015 at 14:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 31 km depth
17 Dec 18:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 4 hours.
Depth: 31.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.306°S / 72.14°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (184 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||31 km||66 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.1||31 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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