Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 27 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 20 February 2016 at 05:19 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 49 km depth
20 Feb 05:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.74°S / 71.43°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||49 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.0||49 km||19 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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