Mag. 3.1 earthquake - ATACAMA, CHILE, on Mon, 26 Nov 2012 16:39 (America/Santiago)
Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 69 km depth
26 Nov 21:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 51 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 16:39 (America/Santiago)
Depth: 69.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.02°S / 70.87°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) SE of Palermo (Provincia de Huasco)
51 km (31 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Huasco) (pop: 44,900)
105 km (65 mi) NNE of La Serena (Provincia de Elqui) (pop: 154,500)
113 km (70 mi) NNE of Coquimbo (Provincia de Elqui) (pop: 161,300)
114 km (71 mi) N of Vicuña (Elqui) (pop: 13,500)
179 km (111 mi) N of Ovalle (Provincia de Limari) (pop: 77,100)
191 km (119 mi) SSW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300)
494 km (307 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.1||69 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||69 km||51 km al S de Vallenar||GUG (U. Chile)|
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