Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 31 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 22 December 2015 at 04:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 29 km depth
22 Dec 04:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 10 minutes.
Depth: 29.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.595°S / 71.521°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||29 km||30 km al O de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 2.7||29 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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