Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 11 km east of La Serena, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 at 05:27 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 60 km depth
24 Jan 05:44 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 59.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.887°S / 71.132°W (Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) E of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) N of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||60 km||12 km al E de La Serena||GUG (U. Chile)|
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