Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 at 12:49 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 30 km depth
23 Dec 13:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 11 minutes.
Depth: 30.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.289°S / 71.728°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 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||30 km||28 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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