Mag. 3.2 earthquake - Choapa, 26 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 15:06 (GMT)

Mag. 3.2 earthquake  - Choapa, 26 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 15:06 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 40 km depth

5 Apr 15:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Apr 5 15:22: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 45.1 to 40.1 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.1 to 39.8 km.
Date & time: 5 Apr 2017 15:06:10 UTC
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 39.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.758°S / 71.403°W (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) S of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) N of Quilpué (Valparaíso) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.240 km20 km al NE de Los VilosGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.240 km COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC

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Mag. 3.2 earthquake - Choapa, 26 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 15:06 (GMT)
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