Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 25 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 25 October 2015 at 03:25 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 52 km depth
25 Oct 04:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 29 minutes.
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.73°S / 71.41°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (120 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||52 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||52 km||18 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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