Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 40 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 8 January 2016 at 01:39 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 26 km depth
8 Jan 01:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.66°S / 71.61°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> 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||26 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.2||26 km||39 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Santiago / Light shaking (MMI IV)