Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 59 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 24 December 2016 at 00:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 48 km depth
24 Dec 00:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.99°S / 71.63°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||48 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||45 km||14 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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