Mag. 3.2 earthquake - 58 Km Al N De La Higuera on Sun, 2 Dec 2012 14:44 (America/Santiago)

Mag. 3.2 earthquake  - 58 Km Al N De La Higuera on Sun, 2 Dec 2012 14:44 (America/Santiago)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 56 km depth

2 Dec 22:13 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 3 hours.
Date & time: 2 Dec 2012 06:44:39 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 2 Dec 2012 14:44 (America/Santiago)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 55.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.991°S / 71.198°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SW of Palermo (Provincia de Huasco)
28 km (17 mi) SSE of Peñita (Provincia de Huasco)
33 km (21 mi) NE of Totoral (Provincia de Elqui)
63 km (39 mi) SW of Vallenar (Huasco) (pop: 44,900)
102 km (63 mi) N of La Serena (Provincia de Elqui) (pop: 154,500)
108 km (67 mi) N of Coquimbo (Provincia de Elqui) (pop: 161,300)
382 km (237 mi) NW of San Juan (Departamento de Capital, Argentina) (pop: 447,000)
499 km (310 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.256 km58 km al N de La HigueraGUG (U. Chile)

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