Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - 25 km north of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 9:42 am (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - 25 km north of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 9:42 am (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 78 km depth

25 Feb 12:55 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
25 Feb 12:56: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 12:42:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 9:42 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 78.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.405°S / 71.19°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) S of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 19.9°C (68 F), humidity: 51%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.378 km25 Km Al N De Illapel, ChileGUG (U. Chile)
3.378 kmCOQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC

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