Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 260 km northwest of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Monday, 11 January 2016 at 02:26 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 34 km depth
11 Jan 04:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 21 minutes.
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.39°S / 71.94°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||34 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||34 km||46 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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