Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 30 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 6 April 2017 at 16:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 31 km depth
6 Apr 16:46 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 13 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.165°S / 71.526°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) W of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||31 km||10 km al N de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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