Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 295 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Monday, 15 February 2016 at 23:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Feb 23:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.385°S / 72.614°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
140 km (87 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||10 km||110 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.1||10 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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