Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 21 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 at 14:57 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 49 km depth
26 Jul 15:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.55°S / 71.41°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||49 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||49 km||20 km al O de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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