Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 10.1 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 13:19 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 38 km depth
24 Sep 14:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 58 minutes.
Depth: 37.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.616°S / 71.303°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||38 km||10 km al O de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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