Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 47 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 at 22:01 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 37 km depth
24 Aug 22:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 27 minutes.
Depth: 36.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.839°S / 71.604°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 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||37 km||12 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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