Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Elqui, 37 km south of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 1 December 2015 at 12:08 (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 11 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Elqui, 37 km south of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 1 December 2015 at 12:08 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 39 km depth

1 Dec 12:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Dec 1 16:46: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.7.
Date & time: 1 Dec 2015 12:08:34 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.28°S / 71.38°W (Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) S of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NW of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) WSW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 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: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.739 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
M 4.952 kmCOQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 5.151 km4 km al S de TongoyGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.943 km- 36km NNW of Ovalle, ChileUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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La Serena (Chile, 47 km N of epicenter) : Movimiento largo y fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile, 38 km N of epicenter) : Se sintió muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)
La Serena (Chile, 41 km N of epicenter) : Solo sentí un solo movimiento y se acabó. /. Just felt one simple shake and no more. (reported through EMSC)
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