Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 74 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 30 December 2015 at 03:50 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 18 km depth
30 Dec 04:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 18.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.132°S / 71.67°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (46 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||18 km||36 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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