Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 40 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 8 January 2016 at 01:39 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.7 quake Limarí, 35 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 8 January 2016 01:12 GMT, which had occurred 27 minutes earlier.
Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 40 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 8 January 2016 at 01:39 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 26 km depth

8 Jan 01:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Jan 2016 01:39:15 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
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
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.226 km COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 4.226 km39 km al NO de PunitaquiGUG (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)
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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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