Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 29 Km Al N De Monte Patria on Saturday, 15 April 2017 at 17:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 85 km depth
15 Apr 18:14 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 85.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.449°S / 70.864°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) NNE of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) ENE of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) SE of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNE of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NW of Calingasta (Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||85 km||29 km al N de Monte Patria||GUG (U. Chile)|
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