Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 57 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 22 April 2017 at 15:42 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 23 km depth
22 Apr 16:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.33°S / 71.66°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||23 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||23 km||21 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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