Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 30 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 at 21:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 50 km depth
24 May 21:40 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 33 minutes.
Depth: 50.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.546°S / 71.473°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||50 km||16 km al S de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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