Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 55 km south of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 at 02:32 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 40 km depth
24 Feb 02:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 39.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.08°S / 71.36°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NNW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||40 km||29 km al S de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.4||47 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.9||44 km||- 65km NW of Illapel, Chile||USGS|
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