Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 58 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 15 September 2016 at 11:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 35 km depth
15 Sep 12:04 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.98°S / 71.63°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||35 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||35 km||13 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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