Mag. 2.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 84 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 22 August 2016 at 15:26 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 39 km depth
22 Aug 15:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.2°S / 71.73°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||39 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.5||39 km||34 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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