Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 380 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Friday, 12 August 2016 at 00:51 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 13 km depth
12 Aug 01:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.41°S / 72.46°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||13 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||13 km||94 km al O de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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