Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE on Thursday, 21 January 2016
21 Jan 06:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.51°S / 71.22°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
32 km (20 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900)
63 km (39 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
67 km (42 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
72 km (45 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
332 km (206 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 21 Jan 06:07 UTC||M 4.4 / 57 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|Thu, 21 Jan 06:07 UTC||M 4.4 / 57.3 km||10 Km Al N De Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
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