Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 5 November 2015 at 17:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
5 Nov 17:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 25 minutes.
Depth: 33.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.714°S / 71.762°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (200 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||33 km||50 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.6||30 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.8||33 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.4||27 km||- 59km W of Ovalle, Chile||USGS|
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