Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 1 February 2016 at 20:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 28 km depth
1 Feb 21:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.76°S / 71.7°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||28 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||29 km||24 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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