Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Limarí, 44 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 21 February 2016 at 23:10 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 41 km depth
21 Feb 23:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 41.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.697°S / 71.645°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||41 km||40 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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