Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 86 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 2 September 2016 at 07:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 18 km depth
2 Sep 07:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 17.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.673°S / 72.09°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||18 km||74 km al SO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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