Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 72 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 17 February 2017 at 19:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 29 km depth
17 Feb 19:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Depth: 29.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.798°S / 71.901°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (44 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||29 km||39 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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