Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 232 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Friday, 18 December 2015 at 01:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 36 km depth
18 Dec 01:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.67°S / 71.93°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||36 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||36 km||48 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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