Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 114 km southeast of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Monday, 15 October 2018 at 16:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 49 km depth
15 Oct 17:54 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Depth: 48.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.779°S / 69.277°W (Provincia de Copiapo, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NW of Vinchina (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) W of Fiambala (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) ENE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) W of Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (166 mi) SW of Antofagasta de la Sierra (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
645 km (401 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (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||49 km||103 km al E de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
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