Mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 78 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 12 March 2016 at 11:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
12 Mar 11:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 32.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.164°S / 71.688°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||33 km||34 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 3.1||33 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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