Mag. 2.7 earthquake - Limarí, 17 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 19 March 2016 at 13:12 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 39 km depth
19 Mar 13:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 38.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.721°S / 71.314°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) S of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||39 km||13 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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