Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 4 km east of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 at 17:42 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 48 km depth
21 Mar 17:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 13 minutes.
Depth: 47.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.947°S / 71.299°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) E of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) W of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) NNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) SSW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (246 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||48 km||7 km al SO de La Serena||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.1||48 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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