Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Limarí Province, 16 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 3 December 2016 at 14:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 36 km depth
3 Dec 14:49 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 36.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.669°S / 71.345°W (Limarí Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) S of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||36 km||15 km al SO de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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