Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 83 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at 06:33 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 9 km depth
2 Mar 06:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 23 minutes.
Depth: 9.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.356°S / 70.355°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) NE of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ENE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1174 km (729 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||9.1 km||56 km al NE de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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