Mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 15 March 2016 at 04:41 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 36 km depth
15 Mar 05:04 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.49°S / 71.73°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (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||36 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.3||36 km||28 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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