Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 31 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 15 April 2017 at 05:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 55 km depth
15 Apr 05:48 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 55.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.856°S / 71.371°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) N of Quilpué (Valparaíso) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) S of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> 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||55 km||15 km al E de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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