Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 69 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 16 January 2016 at 20:36 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 29 km depth
16 Jan 20:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Depth: 29.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.251°S / 71.747°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||29 km||32 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.0||29 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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