Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 24 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 8 March 2016 at 01:27 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 45 km depth
8 Mar 01:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.77°S / 71.36°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NNW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) S of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||45 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.3||45 km||22 km al NE de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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