Mag. 3.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 67 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 26 December 2015 at 20:43 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 40 km depth
26 Dec 21:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.68°S / 71.88°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 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!
105 km (66 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||40 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.7||40 km||43 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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