Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 311 km northwest of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 3 March 2016 at 22:08 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 40 km depth
3 Mar 22:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.16°S / 72.53°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
139 km (87 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (153 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) NNW of San Antonio (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) NNW of Melipilla (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) NNW of Talagante (pop: 51,800) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) NNW of San Bernardo (pop: 249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (208 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||40 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||40 km||105 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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