Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 17 Km Al NO De Punitaqui on Sunday, 10 January 2016 at 18:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 51 km depth
10 Jan 21:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Depth: 50.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.741°S / 71.408°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WNW of Calingasta (Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||51 km||17 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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