Mag. 3.9 earthquake - 22 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 15 October 2016 at 15:40 (GMT)

Mag. 3.9 earthquake  - 22 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 15 October 2016 at 15:40 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 44 km depth

15 Oct 15:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 15 minutes.
Oct 15 16:07: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 43.0 to 43.9 km.
Date & time: 15 Oct 2016 15:40:50 UTC
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 43.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.703°S / 71.39°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (13 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) NNW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) WSW of San José de Jachal (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) N of Quilpué (Valparaíso) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) WNW of Villa Basilio Nievas (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 4,040) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (177 mi) WNW of Chimbas (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) WNW of San Martin (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) WNW of Santa Lucia (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) WNW of Nueve de Julio (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 7,650) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) WNW of Caucete (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) N of San Antonio (Valparaíso) (pop: 85,700) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) NNW of San Bernardo (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 249,900) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) N of Talagante (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 51,800) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (207 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) N of Melipilla (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 63,100) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) W of San Agustin de Valle Fértil (Valle Fértil, San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) SW of Vinchina (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (237 mi) NW of San Martin (Mendoza, Argentina) (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) WSW of Chilecito (La Rioja, Argentina) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) SW of Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.944 km19 km al NO de PunitaquiGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 3.9 earthquake - 22 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 15 October 2016 at 15:40 (GMT)
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