Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 32 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 at 11:39 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
22 Nov 14:28 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 2 hours and 48 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.193°S / 71.528°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||10 km||8 km al NO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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