Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 60 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 1 October 2016 at 15:17 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 21 km depth
1 Oct 15:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.61°S / 71.8°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (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||21 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||24 km||40 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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