Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Limarí, 48 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 8 January 2016 at 01:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 39 km depth
8 Jan 01:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.7°S / 71.69°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||39 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.5||40 km||44 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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