Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 19 February 2016 at 00:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 37 km depth
19 Feb 00:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.85°S / 71.7°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||37 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||37 km||42 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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