Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Limarí, 39 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 March 2016 at 04:26 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 38 km depth
17 Mar 13:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 hours.
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.63°S / 71.6°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) W of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||38 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||38 km||38 km al O de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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