Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 383 km north of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Sunday, 13 August 2017 at 09:55 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
13 Aug 10:10 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 15 minutes.
Depth: 35.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.24°S / 72.082°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (49 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) W of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (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||36 km||56 km al O de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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