Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 8 Km Al O De Ovalle on Monday, 21 December 2015
21 Dec 23:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 60.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.595°S / 71.282°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
33 km (20 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900)
72 km (44 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
77 km (48 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
83 km (51 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
324 km (201 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 21 Dec 23:30 UTC||M 3.6 / 60.1 km||8 Km Al O De Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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