Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 235 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 at 07:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
24 Feb 08:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.72°S / 72.07°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) NW of Puente Alto (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||15 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||15 km||57 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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