Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 42 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 30 December 2015 at 21:29 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 27 km depth
30 Dec 21:45 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.7°S / 71.62°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (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: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||27 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.3||28 km||38 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake (3)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.