Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 232 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Sunday, 27 December 2015 at 08:22 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 39 km depth
27 Dec 12:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 4 hours.
Depth: 38.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.693°S / 71.968°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||39 km||50 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.0||38 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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