Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 51 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 13 August 2016 at 20:13 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 28 km depth
13 Aug 20:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.73°S / 71.71°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 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!
319 km (198 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||28 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||28 km||45 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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