Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Limarí, 22 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 16:13 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 50 km depth
24 Sep 17:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.705°S / 71.398°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||50 km||19 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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