Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 32 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 at 01:14 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 29 km depth
10 Feb 01:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.67°S / 71.52°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.9||29 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.9||29 km||31 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.3||34 km||- 40km WSW of Ovalle, Chile||USGS|
User reports for this quake (2)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Viña del mar (261.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Satiago, chile (308.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)