Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 24 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 29 January 2017 at 05:04 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 44 km depth
29 Jan 05:24 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 44.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.721°S / 71.412°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||44 km||19 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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