Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 18 January 2016 at 13:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 45 km depth
18 Jan 14:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 32 minutes.
Depth: 44.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.692°S / 71.746°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (202 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||45 km||49 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.4||45 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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