Mag. 3.7 earthquake - 35 Km Al N De La Higuera on Thu, 27 Dec 2012 21:22 (America/Santiago)
Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 56 km depth
28 Dec 02:13 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 51 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thu, 27 Dec 2012 21:22 (America/Santiago)
Depth: 55.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.205°S / 71.239°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
84 km (52 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
105 km (66 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
155 km (97 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
168 km (104 mi) N of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900)
223 km (139 mi) SSW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300)
476 km (296 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||56 km||35 km al N de La Higuera||GUG (U. Chile)|
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