Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 32 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 15 December 2015 at 23:49 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 27 km depth
16 Dec 00:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.61°S / 71.53°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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