Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Limarí, 37 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 16 January 2016 at 14:36 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 28 km depth
16 Jan 14:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.53°S / 71.58°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (210 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||28 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.9||28 km||32 km al S de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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