Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Choapa, 23 km northeast of Salamanca, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 1 March 2016 at 08:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 109 km depth
1 Mar 09:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Depth: 109.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.61°S / 70.83°W (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) E of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNE of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) N of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNE of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) N of Los Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNE of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) N 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||109 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||109 km||23 km al NE de Salamanca||GUG (U. Chile)|
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