Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 16 January 2017 at 22:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 27 km depth
16 Jan 23:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.46°S / 71.7°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (162 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||27 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||27 km||24 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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