Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 43 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 12 August 2017 at 17:10 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 29 km depth
12 Aug 17:58 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 48 minutes.
Depth: 29.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.489°S / 71.586°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (26 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (66 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) N of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||29 km||16 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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