Mag. 3.5 earthquake - Elqui Province, 32 km north of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 30 September 2016 at 17:23 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 54 km depth
30 Sep 17:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.33°S / 71.09°W (Elqui Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) NNW of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) S of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) N of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) N of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (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||54 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||54 km||11 km al S de Andacollo||GUG (U. Chile)|
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