Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 55 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 30 April 2017 at 18:40 (GMT)

Mag. 2.7 earthquake  - 55 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 30 April 2017 at 18:40 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 18 km depth

30 Apr 21:20 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Apr 2017 18:40:07 UTC
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 18.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.694°S / 70.591°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) ENE of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) NE of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) N of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SSE of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NNE of Villa Alemana (Valparaíso) (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NNE of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSE of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSE of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.718 km14 km al N de Mina Los PelambresGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 55 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 30 April 2017 at 18:40 (GMT)
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