Mag. 2.6 earthquake - Provincia de Elqui, 33 km north of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 10 October 2016 at 06:52 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 65 km depth
10 Oct 07:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.31°S / 71.27°W (Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) N of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (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||65 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||65 km||19 km al SO de Andacollo||GUG (U. Chile)|
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