Mag. 2.7 earthquake - ATACAMA, CHILE, on Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:53 (America/Santiago)
Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 42 km depth
29 Nov 13:15 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:53 (America/Santiago)
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.94°S / 71.28°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
107 km (67 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
113 km (70 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
134 km (83 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
185 km (115 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
198 km (123 mi) N of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900)
198 km (123 mi) SSW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300)
506 km (314 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
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||42 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||42 km||53 km al S de Huasco||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
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