Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Choapa, 32 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 22 December 2015 at 21:13 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 38 km depth
22 Dec 21:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 29 minutes.
Depth: 38.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.785°S / 71.453°W (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||38 km||15 km al NE de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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