Mag. 3.1 earthquake - Choapa, 38 km east of Salamanca, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 28 July 2016 at 23:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 104 km depth
28 Jul 23:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.91°S / 70.59°W (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NE of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) N of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) N of Los Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNE of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua, Valparaíso) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNE of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) NNE of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) N of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||104 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||104 km||10 km al S de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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