Mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 70 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 16 December 2016 at 03:42 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 31 km depth
16 Dec 03:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.62°S / 71.93°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||31 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||31 km||59 km al SO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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