Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 61 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 10 October 2015 at 06:36 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 25 km depth
10 Oct 07:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 41 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.667°S / 71.831°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||25 km||56 km al SO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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