Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 51 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 18 February 2016 at 22:00 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 31 km depth
18 Feb 22:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.7°S / 71.72°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||31 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||29 km||46 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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