Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 77 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at 02:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 32 km depth
8 Oct 03:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 31.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.252°S / 71.849°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 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||32 km||41 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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