Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Limarí Province, 27 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 3 March 2016 at 08:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 49 km depth
3 Mar 09:14 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 48.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.78°S / 71.389°W (Limarí Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||49 km||14 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.8||48 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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