Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE on Monday, 8 February 2016
8 Feb 18:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.75°S / 71.34°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
37 km (23 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900)
89 km (55 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
94 km (59 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
100 km (62 mi) N of Illapel (pop: 22,800)
308 km (191 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
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|
|Mon, 8 Feb 18:08 UTC||M 3.4 / 54 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|Mon, 8 Feb 18:08 UTC||M 3.4 / 53.8 km||12 Km Al NO De Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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