Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 45 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 8 January 2016 at 16:20 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 34 km depth
8 Jan 16:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.66°S / 71.66°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||34 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.0||34 km||43 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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