Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Provincia de Choapa, 77 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 4 April 2016 at 12:32 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Provincia de Choapa, 77 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 4 April 2016 at 12:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 32 km depth

4 Apr 12:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 43.0 to 10.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 29.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 29.0 to 31.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 32.0 km.
Date & time: 4 Apr 2016 12:32:46 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.2°S / 71.61°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.232 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
M 5.330 kmOFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 5.236 km40 km al O de Canela BajaGUG (U. Chile)
M 5.323 km- 75km NW of Illapel, ChileUSGS

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Con Con (Chile, 192 km S of epicenter) : Very slowly , and long (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (15 quakes):
  • 30 May 2016 09:36 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    53 km (32.9 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 May 2016 16:23 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 May 2016 05:06 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    31.8 km (19.8 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 May 2016 01:45 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    36.7 km (22.8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 May 2016 17:48 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    23.3 km (14.5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 23 May 2016 02:02 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    33.4 km (20.8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Apr 2016 19:00 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    63.5 km (39.5 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 24 Apr 2016 08:09 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    52 km (32.3 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 16 Apr 2016 09:28 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Apr 2016 05:52 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    30.5 km (19 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Apr 2016 19:27 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    25.4 km (15.8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Apr 2016 16:21 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    35.6 km (22.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Apr 2016 11:58 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    34.5 km (21.4 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 Apr 2016 19:15 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    30.6 km (19 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 04 Apr 2016 17:03 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    31.8 km (19.8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details

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