Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 11 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 26 September 2016 at 03:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 36 km depth
26 Sep 03:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 25 minutes.
Depth: 36.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.691°S / 71.25°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||36 km||11 km al SO de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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