Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 39 km east of Salamanca, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 12 August 2017 at 15:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 34 km depth
12 Aug 15:20 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 33.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.701°S / 70.561°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) E of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) N of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSE of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NNE of Villa Alemana (Valparaíso) (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NNE of Quilpué (Valparaíso) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NNE of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SSE of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SSE of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||34 km||14 km al N de Mina Los Pelambres||GUG (U. Chile)|
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