Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 93 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 at 18:04 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 38 km depth
16 Dec 18:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.58°S / 71.98°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (46 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||38 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||39 km||59 km al SO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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