Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 324 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 10 August 2017 at 07:27 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 24 km depth
10 Aug 07:40 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 13 minutes.
Depth: 24.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.932°S / 72.368°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km (73 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) NNW 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||24 km||101 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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