Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 72 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 27 December 2015 at 05:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 28 km depth
27 Dec 07:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 3 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.7°S / 71.93°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||28 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||28 km||46 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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