Mag. 2.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 35 km west of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 18 February 2017 at 23:39 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
18 Feb 23:48 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 9 minutes.
Depth: 32.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.05°S / 71.684°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) W of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||33 km||29 km al NO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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