Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 49 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 at 07:24 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 36 km depth
20 Jan 07:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.69°S / 71.7°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||36 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.7||36 km||45 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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