Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 57 km east of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 29 September 2016 at 19:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 83 km depth
29 Sep 19:55 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 83.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.69°S / 70.61°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) E of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) E of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) S of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SE of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SE of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNE of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NNE of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NNE of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) WNW of San Juan (Argentina) (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||83 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||83 km||34 km al E de Monte Patria||GUG (U. Chile)|
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