Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 60 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 25 December 2016 at 17:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 37 km depth
25 Dec 17:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 36.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.005°S / 71.631°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||37 km||15 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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