Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 373 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Friday, 9 December 2016 at 16:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 36 km depth
9 Dec 17:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.39°S / 72.25°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (187 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||36 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||36 km||74 km al O de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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