Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 41 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 at 17:39 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 45 km depth
10 Jan 17:58 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 45.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.411°S / 71.521°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (112 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||45 km||6 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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