Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 18 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 24 December 2015 at 06:24 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 45 km depth
24 Dec 06:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.66°S / 71.36°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) S of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) N of Quilpué (Valparaíso) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||45 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||45 km||18 km al O de Illapel||GUG (U. Chile)|
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