Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 at 15:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 35 km depth
27 Jan 16:00 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 28 minutes.
Depth: 34.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.729°S / 71.718°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||35 km||45 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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