Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 46 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 14 December 2015 at 19:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
14 Dec 19:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.84°S / 71.59°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||36 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.8||36 km||31 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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