Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 77 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 12 October 2015 at 09:23 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 29 km depth
12 Oct 09:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.15°S / 71.69°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||29 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||29 km||35 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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