Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 82 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 at 06:01 (GMT)

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 82 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 at 06:01 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 17 km depth

20 Jan 06:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2016 06:01:20 UTC
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 17.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.1°S / 71.829°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.017 km48 km al NO de Canela BajaGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 82 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 at 06:01 (GMT)
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