Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 69 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 18 December 2015 at 08:19 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 38 km depth
18 Dec 08:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 37.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.742°S / 71.887°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||38 km||40 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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