Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 46 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on 01/12/2015 09:08:30 hs
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
Date & time: 12 Jan 2015 12:08:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 01/12/2015 09:08:30 hs
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.237°S / 71.682°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||20 km||CHILE (Argentina)||INPRES|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 26 Feb 2015 15:40 UTC| M 3.9 |12 km (7.5 mi) depth|7 km (5 mi) distance| EMSC | Details
- 16 Feb 2015 20:33 UTC| M 4.7 |42 km (26.1 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| EMSC | Details