Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 32 km west of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 25 August 2017 at 09:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 31 km depth
25 Aug 09:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 10 minutes.
Depth: 30.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.047°S / 71.654°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) W of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (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||28 km al NO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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