Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 20 Km Al O De Ovalle on Wednesday, 27 January 2016
27 Jan 15:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 28 minutes.
Depth: 39.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.532°S / 71.39°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
45 km (28 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900)
65 km (40 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
71 km (44 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
85 km (53 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
333 km (207 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
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) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 27 Jan 14:52 UTC||M 3.4 / 39.1 km||20 Km Al O De Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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