Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Limarí, 26 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 1 October 2015 at 02:06 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 49 km depth
1 Oct 03:19 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Depth: 48.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.719°S / 71.428°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||49 km||20 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.7||20 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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