Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 72 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 at 13:20 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
14 Sep 13:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 22 minutes.
Depth: 32.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.817°S / 71.902°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||33 km||38 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.7||33 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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