Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 25 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 29 December 2015 at 17:27 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 48 km depth
29 Dec 17:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.66°S / 71.45°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (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||48 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||48 km||24 km al O de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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