Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 16 km south of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 8 December 2015 at 01:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 54 km depth
8 Dec 01:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.74°S / 71.22°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) S of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) N of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||54 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||54 km||11 km al NE de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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