Mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 61 km west of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 2 September 2016 at 14:00 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 16 km depth
2 Sep 14:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.95°S / 71.97°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) W of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) W of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 mi) NNW of Santiago (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||16 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||16 km||57 km al NO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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