Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 375 km northwest of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Friday, 1 September 2017 at 00:01 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 45 km depth
1 Sep 00:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.336°S / 72.14°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (107 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 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||45 km||63 km al O de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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