Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 45 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 20 November 2016 at 06:24 (GMT)

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 45 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 20 November 2016 at 06:24 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 35 km depth

20 Nov 06:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 32 minutes.
Nov 20 07:56: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.0.
Date & time: 20 Nov 2016 06:24:10 UTC
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 35.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.492°S / 71.616°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 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 3.035 km18 km al SO de Canela BajaGUG (U. Chile)

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North End Lake Glenvile (Thorpe Reservoir), NC,USA (7515.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Awoke about 02:26-2:30am; asleep--BR 2 1/2 level mountainside. Felt continuous notable vibrations (perhaps small ebb in middle (?). No notable unusual sounds,(heat running). Seemed to last about a minute. Felt like Magnitude ~3. Total darkness--so no visual reference.
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Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 45 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 20 November 2016 at 06:24 (GMT)
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