Mag. 3.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 66 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 23 February 2016 at 20:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 38 km depth
23 Feb 23:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 3 hours.
Depth: 38.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.844°S / 71.823°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||38 km||30 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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