Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 58 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 6 February 2017 at 16:36 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 27 km depth
6 Feb 17:38 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Depth: 27.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.488°S / 71.759°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 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!
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||27 km||30 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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