Mag. 2.9 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Wed, 14 Nov 2012 17:18 (America/Santiago)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 63 km depth
14 Nov 21:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 14 Nov 2012 17:18 (America/Santiago)
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.39°S / 71.08°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) NNE of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
67 km (42 mi) NNE of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
80 km (50 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
96 km (59 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
135 km (84 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
146 km (90 mi) N of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900)
454 km (282 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
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||63 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||63 km||18 km al NE de La Higuera||GUG (U. Chile)|
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