Mag. 3.6 earthquake - Limarí, 35 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 15 January 2016 at 15:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 40 km depth
15 Jan 15:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.61°S / 71.56°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (21 mi) W of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) N of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 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: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||40 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.6||40 km||34 km al O de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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