Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 72 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 21 December 2015 at 11:21 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 35 km depth
21 Dec 11:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.8°S / 71.91°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||35 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.5||35 km||39 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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