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Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 290000 people
75 km 170000 people
50 km 86000 people
20 km 27000 people
10 km 22000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

The earthquake happened in Chile , Region of Coquimbo (population 520,420) . The nearest places are Valpara�so, Moraleda, and Salamanca.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Coquimbo Chile 520000 people

Affected Populated Places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Moraleda Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 7 km
Salamanca Coquimbo Chile Village4 13000 people 7 km
Valpara�so Valparaiso Chile Major city 260000 people 141 km

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Auco 431 31 km
Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Los Vilos CLLOS Chile 49 km
Papudo Chile 86 km
Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Cogoti Cogoti Huatulame 1939 92 km