Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Limarí Province, 15 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 6 December 2015 at 03:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 40 km depth
6 Dec 03:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.68°S / 71.33°W (Limarí Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) SW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||40 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||40 km||15 km al SO de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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