Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 75 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 16 March 2016 at 02:55 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 36 km depth
16 Mar 03:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 25 minutes.
Depth: 36.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.236°S / 71.813°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||36 km||38 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Las Condes (267.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)