Mag. 2.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 62 km west of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 4 October 2016 at 12:25 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 16 km depth
4 Oct 12:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 15.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.971°S / 71.985°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) W of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) W of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) W of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (253 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (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||16 km||57 km al NO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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