Mag. 2.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 74 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 March 2016 at 08:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 25 km depth
17 Mar 13:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.72°S / 71.95°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||25 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.5||25 km||47 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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