Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 17 February 2017 at 18:11 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 36 km depth
17 Feb 18:32 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 36.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.995°S / 71.573°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (228 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||36 km||11 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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