Mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 66 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 15 July 2016 at 07:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 27 km depth
15 Jul 07:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 13 minutes.
Depth: 26.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.22°S / 71.949°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) W of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||27 km||44 km al O de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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