Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 13 August 2016 at 10:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 30 km depth
13 Aug 10:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 21 minutes.
Depth: 29.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.734°S / 71.741°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||30 km||47 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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