Mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 78 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 12 March 2016 at 22:51 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 44 km depth
12 Mar 23:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.08°S / 71.8°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (49 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||44 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||45 km||48 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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