Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Mon, 24 Dec 2012 04:56 (America/Santiago)
Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 41 km depth
24 Dec 09:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 34 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Mon, 24 Dec 2012 04:56 (America/Santiago)
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.45°S / 71.17°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) N of La Serena (Elqui) (pop: 154,500)
58 km (36 mi) NE of Coquimbo (Elqui) (pop: 161,300)
79 km (49 mi) NW of Vicuña (Elqui) (pop: 13,500)
105 km (65 mi) SW of Vallenar (Huasco) (pop: 44,900)
128 km (80 mi) N of Ovalle (Limarí) (pop: 77,100)
140 km (87 mi) N of Monte Patria (Limarí) (pop: 13,900)
246 km (153 mi) SW of Copiapó (Copiapo) (pop: 129,300)
448 km (279 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.7||41 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.7||41 km||9 km al N de La Higuera||GUG (U. Chile)|
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