Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Limarí, 43 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 12 December 2015 at 20:49 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 40 km depth
12 Dec 21:07 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 39.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.732°S / 71.617°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (26 mi) WSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||40 km||36 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.0||40 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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