Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 44 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 21 November 2016 at 01:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 31 km depth
21 Nov 01:35 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 30.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.7°S / 71.644°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||31 km||40 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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