Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Limarí, 19 km north of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 12 October 2016 at 05:05 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 20 km depth
12 Oct 05:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 30 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.428°S / 71.192°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) N of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NW of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) N of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||20 km||19 km al N de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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