Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Limarí Province, 27 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 7 October 2015 at 03:02 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake Choapa, 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 16 September 2015 22:54 GMT, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Limarí Province, 27 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 7 October 2015 at 03:02 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 48 km depth

7 Oct 03:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 48.3 to 48.4 km.
Date & time: 7 Oct 2015 03:02:08 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 48.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.781°S / 71.391°W (Limarí Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.448 km14 km al O de PunitaquiGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.448 km COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC

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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Limarí Province, 27 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 7 October 2015 at 03:02 (GMT)
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