Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Calingasta Department, 97 km east of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 24 November 2016 at 23:37 (GMT)

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - Calingasta Department, 97 km east of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 24 November 2016 at 23:37 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 128 km depth

24 Nov 23:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Nov 2016 23:37:55 UTC
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 128.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.827°S / 70.217°W (Calingasta Department, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) E of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NNE of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) N of Los Andes (Valparaíso) (pop: 56,900) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (184 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) N of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.0128 km72 km al E de Monte PatriaGUG (U. Chile)

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Montevideo (1382.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Calingasta Department, 97 km east of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 24 November 2016 at 23:37 (GMT)
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