Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 9 December 2015 at 09:53 (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 12 weeks earlier.
Mag. 3.5 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 9 December 2015 at 09:53 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 28 km depth

9 Dec 10:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Dec 2015 09:53:17 UTC
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.73°S / 71.73°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.528 km OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 3.528 km46 km al O de PunitaquiGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 9 December 2015 at 09:53 (GMT)
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