Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Copiapó Province, 96 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile, on Monday, 15 October 2018 at 23:27 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 123 km depth
15 Oct 23:44 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 123.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.482°S / 69.366°W (Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) E of Copiapo (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SSE of Diego de Almagro (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) W of Fiambala (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NW of Vinchina (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NE of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) WNW of Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SW of Antofagasta de la Sierra (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (162 mi) NW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
676 km (420 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (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||123 km||89 km al E de Tierra Amarilla||GUG (U. Chile)|
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