Mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 76 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 16 March 2016 at 04:06 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 35 km depth
16 Mar 04:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 34.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.266°S / 71.841°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||35 km||39 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.1||34 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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