Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 61 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 1 Apr 2021 4:44 am (GMT -3) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 27 km depth
1 Apr 09:16 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 31 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Apr 2021 07:44:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 1 Apr 2021 4:44 am (GMT -3)
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.994°S / 71.656°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) WSW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) N of Quilpue (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||27 km||16 Km Al SO De Los Vilos, Chile||GUG (U. Chile)|
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