Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 44 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 6 February 2017 at 16:24 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
6 Feb 17:50 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 26 minutes.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.669°S / 71.65°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) NNW of Santiago (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||33 km||42 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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