Mag. 3.7 earthquake - Limarí, 39 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 8 January 2016 at 03:00 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 26 km depth
8 Jan 03:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.63°S / 71.61°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (25 mi) W 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!
80 km (49 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) SW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (166 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||26 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.9||34 km||40 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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