Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 23 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 19 October 2016 at 13:37 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 46 km depth
19 Oct 13:45 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.7°S / 71.41°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||46 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||46 km||21 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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