Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 18 March 2016 at 23:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 41 km depth
19 Mar 00:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.53°S / 71.73°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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