Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 19 August 2017 at 05:57 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 31 km depth
19 Aug 06:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 21 minutes.
Depth: 30.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.042°S / 71.886°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) W of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) W of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||31 km||44 km al NO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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