Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 31 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 2 February 2016 at 13:17 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 74 km depth
2 Feb 13:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 74.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.85°S / 71.37°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) N of Quilpué (Valparaíso) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> 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||74 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||74 km||15 km al NE de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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