Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, 40 km north of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 22 September 2016 at 14:34 (GMT)

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, 40 km north of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 22 September 2016 at 14:34 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 84 km depth

22 Sep 14:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Sep 2016 14:34:49 UTC
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.1°S / 71.14°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNE of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua, Valparaíso) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of Los Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.084 km COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 3.084 km26 km al NO de PetorcaGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, 40 km north of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 22 September 2016 at 14:34 (GMT)
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