Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 379 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Saturday, 12 August 2017 at 14:36 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
12 Aug 14:48 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 11 minutes.
Depth: 33.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.308°S / 72.179°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||33 km||66 km al O de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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