Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, 86 km north of San Felipe, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 at 17:19 (GMT)

Mag. 2.8 earthquake  - Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, 86 km north of San Felipe, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 at 17:19 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 115 km depth

21 Feb 17:38 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 116.2 to 114.2 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 114.2 to 115.0 km.
Date & time: 21 Feb 2017 17:19:58 UTC
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 115.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.013°S / 70.433°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) ESE of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) ESE of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NNE of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ENE of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Los Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NE of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) NE of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NE of Villa Alemana (Valparaíso) (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) N of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.8115 km26 km al SE de Mina Los PelambresGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, 86 km north of San Felipe, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 at 17:19 (GMT)
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