Mag. 4.3 earthquake - COQUIMBO, CHILE, on Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:39 (America/Santiago)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 67 km depth
26 Dec 19:15 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 35 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:39 (America/Santiago)
Depth: 67.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.26°S / 70.99°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) NNE of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
84 km (52 mi) NNE of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
151 km (94 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
220 km (137 mi) SSW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300)
468 km (291 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
486 km (302 mi) N of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||67 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.3||67 km||36 km al NE de La Higuera||GUG (U. Chile)|
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