Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 32 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 at 10:05 (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 5 weeks earlier.
Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 32 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 at 10:05 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 37 km depth

20 Oct 14:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 hours.
Date & time: 20 Oct 2015 10:05:27 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.75°S / 71.49°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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 4.437 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ

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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 32 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 at 10:05 (GMT)
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