Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Choapa, 12 km east of Salamanca, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 25 March 2017 at 22:03 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 75 km depth
25 Mar 22:20 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 75.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.767°S / 70.835°W (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) E of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNE of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) N of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SSE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNE of Villa Alemana (Valparaíso) (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNE of Quilpué (Valparaíso) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NNE of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> 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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|M 2.8||75 km||12 km al E de Salamanca||GUG (U. Chile)|
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