Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 12 February 2016 at 12:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 28 km depth
12 Feb 12:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.92°S / 71.77°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||28 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.5||28 km||50 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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