Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 16 January 2016 at 11:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 65 km depth
16 Jan 12:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.969°S / 71.585°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||65 km||9 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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