Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE on Tuesday, 29 December 2015
29 Dec 12:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.36°S / 71.16°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
42 km (26 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900)
48 km (30 mi) SE of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
51 km (32 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
56 km (35 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
348 km (216 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 29 Dec 12:10 UTC||M 3.8 / 56 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|Tue, 29 Dec 12:10 UTC||M 3.8 / 55.6 km||16 Km Al SO De Andacollo||GUG (U. Chile)|
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