Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 373 km northwest of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 at 11:57 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 39 km depth
23 Aug 12:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.4°S / 72.28°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (243 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||39 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.5||39 km||77 km al O de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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