Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE on Tuesday, 12 January 2016
12 Jan 09:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 34 minutes.
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.6°S / 71.4°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
44 km (27 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900)
72 km (45 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
79 km (49 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
91 km (57 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
326 km (202 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 12 Jan 08:44 UTC||M 3.4 / 52 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|Tue, 12 Jan 08:44 UTC||M 3.4 / 52.3 km||19 Km Al O De Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
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