Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 70 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 March 2016 at 23:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 32 km depth
17 Mar 23:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 21 minutes.
Depth: 31.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.638°S / 71.904°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||32 km||48 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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