Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 296 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 21 January 2016 at 19:13 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 37 km depth
21 Jan 19:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.08°S / 72.06°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||37 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||37 km||67 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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