Mag. 2.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 15 km northwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 2 December 2016 at 00:26 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 47 km depth
2 Dec 00:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 47.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.869°S / 71.467°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) NW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NW of Calingasta (Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||47 km||21 km al O de La Serena||GUG (U. Chile)|
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