Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 287 km northwest of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 8 December 2016 at 17:26 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
8 Dec 17:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.35°S / 72.42°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
123 km (76 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) NW 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||33 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||33 km||92 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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