Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 58 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 at 18:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 40 km depth
17 May 18:26 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Depth: 40.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.999°S / 71.607°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||40 km||13 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.0||40 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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