Mag. 3.9 earthquake - 30 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 1 January 2016 at 06:03 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 42 km depth
1 Jan 06:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.544°S / 71.468°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||42 km||16 km al S de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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