Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Limarí, 7.9 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 23 January 2017 at 11:21 (GMT)

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Limarí, 7.9 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 23 January 2017 at 11:21 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 44 km depth

23 Jan 11:34 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 42.9 to 43.5 km.
Date & time: 23 Jan 2017 11:21:56 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 43.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.648°S / 71.261°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) S of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) NNW of San Felipe (Valparaíso) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.244 km7 km al SO de OvalleGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.343 km COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 4.449 km- 9km SSW of Ovalle, ChileUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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La Serena (79.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sharp short shake at first, then 2-3 seconds of very light shaking just after. No major movements
Chimichanga / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Caused by Nibiru. Fell off my barstool.Shit my pants. There are 2 suns in the sky.Mildly disconcerting. Don't panic the herd. NASA LIES.
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Ovalle (Chile, 23 km NE of epicenter) : Fuerte ruido por pocos segundos y leve movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Ovalle (Chile, 8 km NE of epicenter) : Moderate to strong quake. (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Limarí, 7.9 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 23 January 2017 at 11:21 (GMT)
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