Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 24 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 12 October 2015 at 16:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 53 km depth
12 Oct 16:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.76°S / 71.37°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||53 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.5||54 km||13 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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