Mag. 2.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 69 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 8 December 2016 at 02:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 27 km depth
8 Dec 02:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 27.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.986°S / 71.764°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 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||27 km||51 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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