Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Choapa Province, 73 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 at 08:08 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 7 km depth
13 Jan 11:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 3 hours.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.868°S / 70.445°W (Choapa Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) E of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) ESE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NE of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NNE of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) N of Los Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) NNE of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua, Valparaíso) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NE of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NNE of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) N of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||7 km||14 km al E de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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