Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 39 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 at 16:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 40 km depth
17 Feb 16:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.67°S / 71.6°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||40 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.6||40 km||38 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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