Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 40 km northwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 20 January 2017 at 18:27 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 36 km depth
20 Jan 19:24 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 57 minutes.
Depth: 35.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.45°S / 71.576°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||36 km||23 km al SO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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